Mediterranean Couscous Recipes

Quick-cooking couscous is now even better since it's available in a whole wheat version. Fresh sage gives this side dish an earthy taste and …

Rating: 4.5/5(6)
Calories: 150 per serving
Servings: 4

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Steps. 1. Melt butter in 2-quart nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onions and garlic in butter, stirring frequently, until onions

Rating: 3.5/5(13)
Category: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Total Time: 16 mins
1. Melt butter in 2-quart nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onions and garlic in butter, stirring frequently, until onions are tender. Stir in water and bouillon granules. Heat to boiling; remove from heat.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and let stand about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff lightly with fork.

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Bring broth to a boil and gradually add coucous. Remove from heat and cover. Wait 5 minutes then fluff with a fork. Combine all ingredients except oil and lemon juice. Wisk …

Rating: 5/5(7)
Total Time: 25 mins
Category: < 30 Mins
Calories: 77 per serving
1. Bring broth to a boil and gradually add coucous. Remove from heat and cover.
2. Wait 5 minutes then fluff with a fork.
3. Combine all ingredients except oil and lemon juice.
4. Wisk juice and oil pour over mixture and toss gently.

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Directions In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the water, contents of …

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Category: Side Dishes
Servings: 4
Total Time: 15 mins
1. In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
2. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. , Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the water, contents of seasoning packet from couscous mix, bouillon and remaining oil.
3. Bring to a boil. , Stir in onion mixture and couscous.
4. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes.

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Put the couscous in a large mixing bowl. Put the chicken stock and apricots in a saucepan, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil …

Rating: 3.7/5(22)
Author: Claire Robinson
Servings: 4-6
Category: Side-Dish
1. Put the couscous in a large mixing bowl. Put the chicken stock and apricots in a saucepan, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Pour the boiling liquid over the couscous, and shake the bowl to moisten every grain. Sprinkle the olives and scallions over the top and cover the bowl tightly with plastic wrap. Let stand 10 minutes, until the liquid is absorbed.
2. To serve, season the couscous with salt and pepper and fluff with a fork. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Directions. Bring 2 cups salted water (or broth) and 1 Tbsp butter to a boil. Add 10 oz Couscous package. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand undisturbed for 5 minutes. Place in a large mixing bowl and set aside. Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil in a …

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Instructions. Boil water and oil in a saucepan. Pour water over couscous and peas in a bowl; stir, then cover with plastic wrap. Allow …

Servings: 3
Calories: 294 per serving
Category: Side Dishes

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Mediterranean couscous salad recipe, loaded with nutrition and flavor from chickpeas, veggies, fresh herbs and a zippy lemon-dill vinaigrette. This versatile dish makes a …

Rating: 5/5(49)
Calories: 393 per serving
Category: Salad
1. To make the lemon-dill vinaigrette, place the vinaigrette ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together to combine. Set aside briefly.
2. In a medium-sized heavy pot, heat two tablespoons of olive oil. Saute the couscous in the olive oil briefly until golden brown. Add 3 cups of boiling water (or the amount instructed on the package), and cook according to package. When ready, drain in a colander. Set aside in a bowl to cool.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the remaining ingredients minus the basil and mozzarella. Then add the couscous and the basil and mix together gently.
4. Now, give the lemon-dill vinaigrette a quick whisk and add it to the couscous salad. Mix again to combine. Test and adjust salt, if needed.

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I changed a few things, but enjoyed. I used Near East couscous (garlic & olive oil flavored) I also used feta with Mediterranean herbs for more flavor. I left out the olives (kids …

Rating: 4/5(10)
Total Time: 40 mins
Category: Healthy Vegetarian Couscous Recipes
Calories: 334 per serving
1. Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil in a large skillet. Add cabbage leaves, cover, reduce heat to medium-high and simmer until softened, about 5 minutes.
2. Bring 1 1/2 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous, cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for at least 5 minutes.
3. Transfer the cabbage leaves to a clean work surface to cool. Discard the water and dry the pan.
4. Heat oil in the skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, vinegar, sugar, cinnamon, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and the remaining 1/4 cup water. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are mostly broken down, 8 to 10 minutes.

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Mediterranean Couscous Salad. This is one of my favorite spring/summer salads! It is lemony, light and fresh tasting. The addition of more in-season veggies and/or more protein can take this from side salad to main course.

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1. Make the Couscous: In a small pot, bring the broth or water to a boil over medium heat. Remove the pot from the heat, stir in the couscous

Rating: 2.9/5
Total Time: 15 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 419 per serving
1. Make the Couscous: In a small pot, bring the broth or water to a boil over medium heat. Remove the pot from the heat, stir in the couscous and cover the pot. Let sit for 10 minutes.
2. Make the Accompaniments: Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss together the tuna, tomatoes, pepperoncini, parsley and capers.
3. Fluff the couscous with a fork, season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with olive oil. Top the couscous with the tuna mixture and serve with lemon wedges.

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Cover; let stand 5 minutes. In large bowl, place tomatoes, cucumber, olives, onions and dill weed. Stir in couscous. In small bowl, beat …

Rating: 4.5/5(44)
Category: Entree
Cuisine: Greek
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling. Stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
2. In large bowl, place tomatoes, cucumber, olives, onions and dill weed. Stir in couscous.
3. In small bowl, beat lemon juice, oil and salt with wire whisk until well blended; pour over vegetable mixture and toss. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
4. Just before serving, sprinkle with cheese.

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Add the couscous and cook until toasted and lightly browned, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Carefully add the stock, and the juice of 1 lemon, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the couscous is tender, but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain the couscous.

Cuisine: Italian
Total Time: 1 hr
Calories: 449 per serving

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This Mediterranean style dish is packed with flavor. Couscous is simmered in flavorful broth. Bell pepper, spinach, tomatoes and olives not only …

Rating: 4.3/5(10)
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 261 per serving

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Step 1. Heat the broth, lemon zest, Italian seasoning, asparagus and tomatoes in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until the asparagus is tender-crisp. Step 2. Stir in the couscous. Cover the saucepan and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Rating: 4/5(1)
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 155 per serving

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Instructions. Pour the boiling water over the couscous in a mixing bowl. Stir, cover, and let stand for 10 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork, stir in the olive oil, then add the other ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature.

Estimated Reading Time: 1 min

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100g couscous. 2tbsp balsamic vinegar. ½ cucumber, diced. 2tbsp pitted black olives, halved. Steps: Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Take one small sheet of foil, about A4 size, and put one fish fillet on top. Season the fish, then drizzle with half of the lemon juice and zest, half the sliced chillies and half of the basil.

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  • Set a large skillet or medium Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add oil and cook shallot until translucent, about 2-3 minutes. ...
  • Turn heat up to medium-high and bring liquid to a boil. Once boiling, add the cous cous, stir, cover with a lid and remove from the heat. ...
  • Remove lid and fluff with a fork before serving.

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Ready in mere minutes, couscous is a great way to make a quick side or main dish. Dress it up with veggies, herbs, and seasonings to create simple sides. Or serve it with curry or stew to soak up all the juices.

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  • Eat MORE: fruits, veggies, whole grains, beans, nuts, and legumes.
  • Eat MODERATELY: Lean proteins from fish and some poultry.
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