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veggie couscous

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Doreen Fish
Oshawa, ON

If you like couscous you will love this!! Delicious!!

(2 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For veggie couscous

  • 3 c
    boiling water or stock
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3 c
    quick cooking couscous
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 sm
    carrot,finely chopped
  • 1/2
    sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 sm
    zucchini, finely chopped
  • 1/3 c
    currants or raisins
  • s & p to taste
  • 3 Tbsp
    finely chopped fresh cilantro or basil

How To Make veggie couscous

  • 1
    In a saucepan or large measuring cup, combine boiling water with the cinnamon, cumin, honey and lemon juice. Place the couscous in a large pot. Pour the boiling water mixture over top and stir in. Cover tightly for 10 mins. In a large skillet heat the oil on medium heat and add chopped veggies and currants. Cooke gently for 5 - 10 mins until very tender.
  • 2
    Fluff couscous with a fork and and stir in veggies. Season with s&p . Stir in cilantro and serve.
  • 3
    NOTE: If using quick cooking whole wheat couscous use 4 1/2 cups of water or stock.