Saffron Couscous

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by LMillerRN

Earthy saffron is lifted by peppery green onions in this quick side dish. Serve with the halibut to soak up the tasty juices. Halibut recipe is posted also Triple-Pepper Steamed Halibut.

Top Review by Linajjac

This was very good. I didn't add the salt. Went really well with grilled chicken. Nice simple lunch that was enjoyed by all. Next time, I might kick it up a notch and add garlic. Thanks. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring broth to a simmer in a small saucepan. Add saffron, stirring to dissolve. Cover and keep warm.
  2. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add couscous; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add broth mixture, hot sauce, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; stir in onions.

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