It's also fun and easy to pack the couscous full of fresh veggies and herbs to make a filling and flavorful dish. Try mixing up the vegetables and herbs to incorporate your favorite flavors. Add a green salad and dinner rolls and you have a meal!
- 1 zucchini or yellow squash
- 1 bell pepper, yellow or orange are mild in flavor
- 1 crushed garlic clove
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 cup dry couscous
- 1 Tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
- 2 Tbsp butter
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Olive oil
Cut vegetables into bite sized pieces. In a saute pan, cook vegetables in olive oil over medium heat until just softened, about 5 minutes. Turn heat down to low, add crushed garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan bring 1 cup water, butter and salt to a boil. Remove from heat. Add couscous and parsley. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork, add cooked vegetables and lemon juice. Mix well.