Side Dishes

Roasted Almond Couscous

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Have you ever had couscous before? Couscous is a teeny tiny pasta that cooks in about 5 minutes and makes a great side for any dish that has a sauce to be soaked up! I served this particular couscous with a chicken recipe which I plan to share later this week but it would be great with anything! You could add roasted or grilled veggies and have a whole meal right there in one bowl! I hope you enjoy.

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1 c. low sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1/2 t. salt
1 c. couscous
1/4 c. parsley, chopped
2 T. sliced almonds, toasted
Place the broth and salt in a medium saucepan and bring it to a boil. Add the couscous, stir to combine, cover and turn the heat off. Allow the couscous to sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous...
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Nutritions

Calories
401

Sodium
4555mg
189% DV

Fat
0.71g
1% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
79g
26% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV