Close-up Meal Prep couscous with pecans and cranberries
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5 from 1 vote

Easy Meal Prep Couscous

A super easy flexible meal prep couscous. Only needs couscous, oil, vinegar, nuts, and dried fruit. Quick and easy.
Prep Time5 mins
Additional Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Meal Prep, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Beth Mueller

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Bring the chicken broth or water to a boil
  • Whisk in couscous and turn off heat.
  • Place lid on the pan and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Toast the walnuts until a little darker in color and smell nutty
  • Add the cooked couscous, nuts, dried fruit, olive oil, and vinegar to a bowl.
  • Gently toss until well mixed.
  • Place into a serving dish or distribute into individual meal prep containers.

Notes

Substitute the pecans with peanuts, almost, cashews, walnuts, or any kind of nut.
Substitute the cranberry with your favorite dried fruit or any that you have on hand.
The addition of feta, goat, or blue cheese is fantastic.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/2 cup | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g