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Couscous Primavera

Categories: Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Main Dishes

Adding vegetables to couscous brings flavor and vitamins to a conventional side dish.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 5.9-ounce box Near East Parmesan flavored couscous
  • 10-ounce package frozen peas
  • 1/3 recipe carrots
  • 1 ripe tomato, chopped
  • 15-Ounce can kidney beans, drained 1 teaspoon lemon juice

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  1. In a large saucepan bring 1 1/4 cups water to a boil.
  2. Add couscous with spice packet, peas, carrots, tomato, and beans.
  3. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Add lemon juice and fluff mixture with a fork.

excerpted from:

From The Weeknight Survival Cookbook: How to Make Healthy Meals in 10 Minutes by Dena Irwin, R.D. Copyright 1998 by Dena Irwin. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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