Mediterannean Couscous

Mediterannean Couscous

18 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 94% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

Easy and quick, this recipe was adapted from one on the back of the box of couscous. This was absolutely delicious with the Moroccan sausages known as merguez.


1 cup Chicken Stock
1 cup Couscous
1 cup Tomatoes; chopped
1/2 cup Green onions; thinly sliced
3 tablespoons Roasted garlic olive oil
2 tablespoons Parsley; chopped
2 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
salt and pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 4



Small tomatoes cut in halves or quarters work best for this recipe.

Bring chicken stock to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in couscous. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and fluff with a fork. Cool to room temperature, about 10 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients one at a time.


The original recipe called for 1/4c of oil (which I reduced to 3T) and 1T of lemon juice (which I increased to 2T). Next time I think I'll reduce the oil further.

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I used multi-grain couscous and it worked great! Much tastier method than just boiling it up in water.
Timbersmom 1y ago

Great and easy to make.
jdriemeyer 1y ago

Super good. I skipped the olive oil and used whole wheat couscous to make it healthier and it was delicious!! I also substituted red bell pepper for the tomato (saves better for leftovers). Great recipe.
Gutzj01 2y ago

Cherry4444 3y ago

kmednis 3y ago

Really great! Substituted Israeli pearl couscous worked really well
kmednis 3y ago

lauraskitchen 4y ago

Fantastic. I used the Near East brand Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil couscous and also added artichoke hearts. Amazing!
Keithcarmona14 4y ago

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