Side Dishes

Chipotle Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Couscous cooked in chicken broth or vegetable broth with Chipotle adobo sauce and mixed with roasted vegetables.

6
12 ounces frozen Asian stir fry vegetable mix (broccoli, baby corn, mushroom, carrots, green beans)
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1 cup frozen corn kernels
1 cup lower-sodium chicken broth / vegetable broth (I used homemade broth.)
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 teaspoons Chipotle Adobo sauce
3/4 cup plain couscous
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Preheat oven to 425°F. Microwave vegetables on high for 5 minutes. Then chop into small pieces. Place on baking tray; coat with 1 tablespoon oil. Bake 10–12 minutes, stirring once halfway through, or until...
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Nutritions

Calories
313

Sodium
166mg
6% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
8g
17% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
7g
28% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV