Sunday, March 31, 2013

Couscous

2 cups uncooked couscous

2 cups chicken broth
dash salt
1 tspn curry powder (more if you like the curry flavor)

Bring the broth to a boil. Add the couscous, stir quickly. Remove from heat and cover. Let sit 5 minutes and then use a fork to fluff up the couscous.

Toss in 2 tablespoon of olive oil and mix to coat.

Add:

Slivered almonds
Scallions
Raisins (or dried cranberries)
Diced cucumber (seeded)
Fresh herbs, such as parsley, basil, or your favorite herb
Diced blanched yellow squash

Combine and add salt and pepper to taste.

Note: Anything can be added to this dish: Chicken, chickpeas, mushrooms, red bell peppers, eggplant, carrots, pumpkin, string beans, zucchini, tomato, peas, pine nuts, feta cheese, olives, etc.

12-14 Servings

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