Buttery Veggie Couscous
4
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup fresh chopped vegetables (any combination, red bell pepper, onion, broccoli florets, pea pods, carrots, asparagus, etc.)

1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

1 cup vegetable broth

2 teaspoons chopped fresh herbs (basil, thyme, tarragon, sage, etc.)  

1/2 cup uncooked couscous

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

 

 *Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme and 1/4 teaspoon dried basil.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine vegetables, mushrooms, broth and herbs in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil.

  2. STEP 2

    Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 6-8 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender.

  3. STEP 3

    Stir in couscous and light butter. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5-7 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

200Calories
6Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
400Sodium (mg)
32Carbohydrates (g)
6Dietary Fiber
8Protein (g)

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  December 22, 2009

Not sure what I need to adjust... I added basil, salt and a little pepper, but this turned out very bland. Any suggestions?

— says Amanda
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  September 09, 2008

I have just gone back to being vegetarean and the rest of my family is not fond of vegetables. My husband disliked most but he loved this. I have made it several times and he always has multiple servings!

— says Melissa
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