Michael's CouscousSubmitted by: PEGPURDY
IntroductionA luscious but inexpensive meal A luscious but inexpensive meal
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup diced raw onion
3/4 lb. diced raw lamb (can be other meat, chicken or none depending on your taste)
1 14 oz can petite diced tomatoes (with garlic is good)
1 14.5 oz can low sodium low fat chicken broth
1 cup Israeli couscous (or other form of couscous)
seasonings like curry powder, cumin, chinese five spice, minced garlic to your taste.
Put onion, meat (if used), then spices in pan, and saute together for about 5 minutes. (Meat can be slightly pink as it will cook further.)
Add chicken broth and cover and simmer for five minutes.
Stir in diced tomatoes and simmer for another fifteen minutes.
Stir in uncooked couscous, cover and simmer for length of time required to cook couscous as listed on package (Israeli couscous takes 8-10 minutes and Middle East packages take 5 minutes.)
This is a great potluck and can be served cold or warm.
Number of Servings: 3
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PEGPURDY.