This healthy stuffing  is made with couscous and gets both flavor and color from red bell pepper, sun-dried tomato, spinach and crumbled bacon.

Georgia Downard
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 6 minutes. Add couscous, and cook 5 more minutes. Add broth, tomato, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and cook, covered, over medium-low heat 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.

  • Cook the bacon in a nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Crumble and reserve. Wipe skillet.

  • Heat remaining oil in skillet. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add spinach; cook 1 minute.

  • Add spinach, bacon, and lemon juice to couscous mixture; toss to combine. Transfer stuffing to 11- x 7-inch baking dish lightly coated with cooking spray, and cover with foil. Bake 15 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

208 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 34g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 3mg; iron 2mg; sodium 223mg; calcium 48mg.