Five Minute Tex Mex Couscous


Five Minute Tex Mex Couscous

5 Min

Five Minute Tex Mex Couscous brings two cultures together for a side dish that blends the flavors of the American Southwest with the quick-cooking ease of a Mediterranean favorite! Serve this with a lean protein and you have a well-balanced, diabetic-friendly meal!

What You'll Need

  • 1 (10-ounce) package couscous
  • 1 (15-1/2-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-1/2-ounce) can corn, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

What to Do

  1. Cook the couscous according to the package directions.

  2. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; mix well. Add the couscous; mix until well combined. Serve at room temperature, or cover and refrigerate for serving cold.


NOTE: To make this a gluten-free recipe, use quinoa instead of couscous and use seasoning with no added starch from a gluten-containing source.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 221
  • Calories from Fat 8.0
  • Total Fat 0.9g 1 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.1g 1 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 8.7g 17 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 367mg 15 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 45g 15 %
  • Dietary Fiber 5.3g 21 %
  • Sugars 2.7g 0 %

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