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    Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous

    Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous. Photo by Carolyn'skitchen

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Kat's Note:

    A very quick and flavorful dish. If you like pasta, you'll like couscous.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Cousous

    Topping

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring water to a boil.
    2. 2
      Add couscous, butter and salt.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Topping: In a shallow pan, heat oil.
    5. 5
      Cook garlic until it begins to brown.
    6. 6
      Add rest of spices, cook for 30 second and remove from heat.
    7. 7
      (Alternately, you could use ready made"roasted garlic olive oil", and add the thyme and pepper).
    8. 8
      Mix topping with couscous, serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 13, 2013

      45

      I have never made couscous before and only eaten the box version a family member served me. I had many zucchini s from the garden and was looking for a couscous recipe to use to stuff. I sautéed some finely chopped onion and diced zucchini and parsley to the recipe. I also roasted the garlic loves beforehand in the toaster oven in foil with olive oil. I used a little thyme, as I find the flavor overpowering if used heavily. Very easy to make, although I still found the taste a bit bland for my taste. My son gives 3 stars and he is 14. If I made again I would use chicken stock for sure, but I think this is a good recipe for what couscous is.

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    • on January 07, 2010

      55

      This is so wonderful! I love boxed garlic cous cous, but it was so expensive to buy and made small servings. This recipe made WAY better cous cous and was extremely easy to make without being expensive. I will definitely be making this again! (I did substitute garlic powder instead of fresh garlic)

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    • on July 16, 2007

      55

      First timer making Couscous. It was easy and tasty! I make it with Grilled Moroccan Chicken and it was a family hit.

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    Nutritional Facts for Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous

    Serving Size: 1 (124 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 204.3
     
    Calories from Fat 41
    20%
    Total Fat 4.6 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 2.5 mg
    0%
    Sodium 15.4 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.2 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 5.6 g
    11%

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