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Cranberry Couscous Chicken
 Nutritionist Approved
At a Glance
Category:Dinner
Approved For:Diabetic
Prep Time: Less than 20 minutes
Cook Time:Less than 10 minutes
Makes: Servings(s)
Chefs notes

We substituted a delightful change-of-pace couscous for the small dinner roll that generally accompanies the Nutrisystem Grilled Chicken Breast. Although this is perfect any time of year, this hearty, satisfying dinner entrée is especially good when the air is crisp and cold. Feel free to substitute dried apricots or dried cherries for the cranberries. To make the dish even richer, prepare the couscous with low-sodium chicken broth instead of the water called for in the package directions.

from our Nutrisystem Kitchen

Counts As
1 Dinner + 1 Extra: Limited + 1/2 Power Fuel + 1 Smart Carb
Directions
1.Place cranberries in 3 tbsp. of hot water for 5 minutes, allowing fruit to plump.
2.Prepare couscous per package directions.

3. Remove from stovetop and while hot, add sautéed onion, plumped cranberries, and toasted almonds. Stir to blend.

4. Add tomatoes.

5. Spoon mixture on to a dinner plate and cover to keep warm.

6. Prepare Nutrisystem® Grilled Chicken Breast per package directions.

7. Open package, removing chicken and reserving liquid in bag.

8. Place chicken over hot couscous and pour chicken juice from package over couscous.

9. Serve immediately, topping with basil, if desired.

Yield: 1 Serving
Ingredients
 
1/4
cup
dried cranberries, plumped
1
 
tbsp
almonds, sliced, toasted
1
 
pkg
Nutrisystem Grilled Chicken Breast dinner entree
3
 
whole
cherry tomatoes, cut in quarters
 
1/4
cup
sweet onion, diced, sauteed
 
1/2
cup
original flavor couscous, prepared
Variations (May affect "Counts As" values)
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