Spontaneous Couscous

Total Time
6 mins
18 mins

Very quick and very easy to prepare. Originally from the Student's Vegetarian Cookbook. Can be eaten warm, or as a cold salad.

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  1. Saute the garlic and onions in oil on medium low heat for 10 minutes, or until onions are slightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add corn, tomatoes, couscous and water.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 to 8 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed and the couscous is soft.
  4. Add parsley, Tabasco and cayenne.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
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5 5

Easy and yummy! 1 serving recipes are perfect for me, since not everyone at home is as adventurous in trying out different kinds of food. I used only 1/2 cup of onions since 1 cup seemed a tad much for 1 person! I also substituted Tabasco with a green chili sauce that I had, and added 1/4 tsp of salt. This dish will be a regular with me from now on. Thanks!

5 5

Very easy and healthy to make. I doubled the recipe and it's just the right amount for 2 servings as a main dish. I think I overdid the Tabasco ;) - make sure to add some to taste, as the cayenne already gives it a kick. I also added salt and pepper, and was able to use a whole can of corn since I doubled the recipe. I will be making this again

5 5

When you want quick and easy, turn to couscous .... and versatile too! and healthy! Lovely recipe, thanks for sharing, made for I Recommend tag game