Mediterannean Couscous

Mediterannean Couscous

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16 review(s) averaging 4.9. 88% would make again

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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.

"I didn't have regular couscous so I used the box variety ( Parmesan flavor ) but still used all the other ingredients. It was very tasty. Might use a lil less lemon next time or maybe even a balsamic vinaigrette instead of the oil/lemon juice. Definitely a keeper"

- Love7721

Ingredients

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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

Servings  

Preparation

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.

Notes

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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Great and easy to make.
jdriemeyer 4 months ago
Tatertotter 7 months 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 1 year ago
Yay
Cherry4444 1 year ago
kmednis 2 years ago
Really great! Substituted Israeli pearl couscous worked really well
kmednis 2 years ago
Fantastic!
lauraskitchen 2 years ago
Fantastic. I used the Near East brand Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil couscous and also added artichoke hearts. Amazing!
Keithcarmona14 2 years ago
I didn't have regular couscous so I used the box variety ( Parmesan flavor ) but still used all the other ingredients. It was very tasty. Might use a lil less lemon next time or maybe even a balsamic vinaigrette instead of the oil/lemon juice. Definitely a keeper
Love7721 3 years ago
My whole family loves couscous! I add 20-30 ml of butter into it, it's even better!!
Celinama 3 years ago
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