Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  268
  • Protein  5 g
  • Carbohydrates  48 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  19 mg
  • Potassium  187 mg
  • Phosphorus  78 mg
  • Calcium  30 mg
  • Fiber  4.0 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium 

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Mix lemon juice and seasonings together before adding to couscous.
  • Crookneck squash or other varieties of summer squash can be substituted for zucchini.

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Lemon Flavored Couscous with Zucchini

Interesting combination of flavors with the cranberries, the cayanne, and the crunch of the celery. Good. But problem with recipe. It says 2 Tbl. oil, but gives two locations to put the oil, with the couscous, then with the sauteed vegetables. Can the be corrected please? Dietitian comment: Yes I have clarified the recipe prep notes. The oil is used in both steps but is divided. Thanks for calling it out.

Sep. 04, 2016, 7:21 AM
Lemon Flavored Couscous with Zucchini
ma95036 says:

Great recipe! With the leftovers (if any!) I use it as a filling for Stuffed summer squash. Try an unusual summer squash like a round Eight ball or a yellow straight neck squash or a two tone (yellow and green squash) called Zephyr. Parboil the summer squash first and then stuff with this recipe. Zap in the microwave if you want it hot or eat it cold.

Jul. 03, 2013, 8:08 AM

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