Mediterranean Couscous and Vegetables

READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

Plan ahead this needs to chill for a minimum of 2 hours. You can increase the lemon juice and garlic if desired, and the complete recipe can be doubled. Prep time includes 2 hour chilling time.

Top Review by Catte Nappe

This was terrific. The only thing I changed was to omit the onions. I made it to go with some grilled lamb steaks; and then had the leftovers for lunch over several days. Definitely a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, bring the chicken broth to boiling.
  2. Add in couscous; remove from heat, cover and set aside for about 10 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Meanwhile in a skillet heat oil over medium heat.
  4. Add in zucchini, green and red bell peppers, onion and garlic; cook stirring until veggies are crisp-tender, about 4-5 minutes (don't over cook the veggies!).
  5. Stir in the chickpeas, tomato and olives; stir until just heated through.
  6. Transfer the couscous mixture to a large bowl and fluff with a fork.
  7. Add in the veggie mixture with the lemon juice, salt and pepper to the couscous mixture and toss well to combine.
  8. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for minimum of 2 hours or more.

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