Algerian Couscous

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Saute onion in vegetable stock over med. low heat until translucent.
  • Add all spices and cook for a few more minutes, stirring as needed.
  • Add tomato paste, stir and simmer 2 minutes.
  • Cut the vegetables in large chunks and add all (not the beans) and a dash of cinnamon; add water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for an hour or so.
  • (This can cook slowly for 2-3 hours, if desired.).
  • Add the drained garbanzos about 5 minutes before you take the veggies off the heat.
  • Put couscous in a bowl.
  • Pour boiling water over couscous and wait about 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with fork. (Ratio of about 1 1/2:1 of water to couscous.).
  • For added flavor, add some of the liquid from the veggie stew to the couscous in place of some of the water.
  • Serve the stew over the couscous. Enjoy!
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