spinach couscous with bbq tofu recipe

spinach couscous with bbq tofu

prep time: 10 minutes
cook time: 20 minutes
ready in: 30 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 1 ½ cups each


  • 1 ½ cups uncooked couscous, whole grain
  • 2 Tablespoons vegan margarine
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach leaves, rinsed
  • 1 lb. baked tofu, any variety, cubed
  • 1/3 cup natural barbeque sauce

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  1. Cover couscous with 3 cups boiling water in heatproof serving container and let stand 10 minutes; fluff with fork. Stir in margarine, salt, and pepper to taste.
  2. Put wet spinach in large, wide, dry skillet. Cover and steam about 1 minute or until wilted. Remove and corsely chop. Stir in couscous.
  3. Combine tofu and barbeque sauce in skillet. Cover over medium-high heat, stirring often, 4-5 minutes. Scatter tofu over couscous and serve.

Per Serving: 570 calories, 18g fat, 3g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 740mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, 6g sugars, 35g protein