Couscous Tacos

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Bec6206

From a vegetarian cookbook of mine. I love Couscous (KOOS-koos)- it is a quick-cooking grain made from ground semolina in the shape of very tiny beads, so it is a cool change from regular pasta! Also, I suppose you can use soft shell tacos shells, not just hard shell.

Top Review by washdryandfold

First, thank you for posting this as I have lost the cookbook this recipe was in. My family, too, likes this recipe. I mash the tofu with an egg masher, and it gives the filling a consistency of having ground beef in it. My non vegetarians like it that way.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan combine undrained stewed tomatoes, water, onion, and taco seasoning mix.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in couscous and tofu.
  4. Cover; remove from heat- Let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Spoon couscous mixture into taco shells.
  6. Top with lettuce and cheese- Serve with salsa.

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