Veggie Couscous

By Scott Sarvay

Veggie Couscous

April 23, 2012 Updated Apr 23, 2012 at 2:56 PM EST

Veggie couscous is a one-pot side dish that packs a flavorful punch! Quick-cooking couscous is jazzed up with colorful, healthy veggies to make this exciting change-of-pace go-along!

Serves: 5
Cooking Time: 20 min

• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 small onion, finely chopped
• 1 carrot, diced
• 1 small zucchini, diced
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
• 1/4 cup water
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 (10-ounce) package couscous

1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, zucchini, and garlic, and sauté 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender. Stir in broth, water, and salt; bring to a boil.

2. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat. Allow to sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork then serve.

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