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Mediterranean Couscous

Categories: Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

Spice up plain couscous with this simple recipe.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 5.8-Ounce box Near East couscous, roasted garlic & olive oil flavor
  • Half of a 3-ounce package sun-dried tomatoes
  • 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 7-ounce jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 15-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 15-ounce can chick-peas, drained
  • 2.25-ounce can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

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  1. Boil water as directed on couscous package.
  2. Place couscous, seasoning packet, and sun-dried tomatoes in a large serving bowl.
  3. Pour boiling water over couscous and tomatoes, cover bowl with plastic wrap, and let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Fluff couscous with a fork. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.

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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