Recipes and Cooking White Beans and Couscous with Fresh Tomato Sauce Be the first to rate & review! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on November 8, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Start To Finish Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¼ cup boiling or very hot water 1 cup whole wheat couscous 1 teaspoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 15 ounce can no-salt-added cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese (1 ounce) 2 tablespoon pine nuts,* toasted 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil 1 recipe Fresh Tomato Sauce Fresh Tomato Sauce 1 ¼ pound fresh tomatoes (4 medium), cored and chopped ½ cup chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions In a large bowl or saucepan quickly combine the water, couscous, oil, salt, and pepper. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in beans, feta cheese, pine nuts, and basil. Serve couscous mixture topped with Fresh Tomato Sauce. Fresh Tomato Sauce In a medium bowl combine tomatoes, basil, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. *Tip: If you have walnuts on hand, feel free to substitute them for the more expensive pine nuts. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 406 Calories 14g Fat 58g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 406 % Daily Value * Total Fat 14g 18% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 729mg 32% Total Carbohydrate 58g 21% Total Sugars 6g Protein 15g Vitamin C 20.7mg 103% Calcium 131.3mg 10% Iron 4mg 22% Potassium 605mg 13% Folate, total 32.3mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.