Sauteed Cherry Tomato Couscous

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

A very good, refreshing and healthy side/salad. Perfect for summer

Directions

  1. Place stock in a large saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and remove immediately from heat. Bring to a boil and remove immediately from heat. Season with salt and pepper. Add couscous, stir and cover. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saute pan over medium high heat. When hot, add tomatoes, spinach, chick peas, garlic and shallot. Saute for 3 minutes or until tomatoes start to soften. Add basil and toss well. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Fluff couscous with a fork and transfer to serving bowl. Add tomato mixture and gently combine. Serve at room temperature.
Most Helpful

This is a great healthy light dish that you can add or remove ingredients to make your own . I used 1/4 cup chopped walnuts instead of chickpeas but will do both next time. I also added 1/4 cup more spinach. In addition, I first sautéed the garlic with about 1 cup of fresh green beans.

FirstChoiceHealthyFoods August 27, 2009