Couscous with Grated Zucchini & Carrots

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This hearty meal has nearly all the food groups in one for your baby or toddler! The flavors are mild, but big kids will enjoy it too.


  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon canola oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup carrot, cut into half moons
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 cup cannellini beans
  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the couscous, water, and 2 tablespoons canola oil; cover and cook for 2 minutes. Fluff with a fork and sprinkle with the flaxseed.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the zucchini and carrot in a microwave-safe bowl; steam for 3 minutes, until the carrot is very tender.
  3. Heat the remaining teaspoon canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Stir in the zucchini, carrot, and cannellini beans.
  4. Add the carrot mixture to the couscous and stir to combine.

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