Company Couscous

Company Couscous


"Couscous is the best! It is fast and tastes great. This recipe is savory and goes great with chicken."


40 m servings 299 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 38g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 9.1 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 196 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Stir couscous into boiling water and return water to a boil. Cover and remove pot from heat. Let stand 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  3. While the couscous is cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic, green onions and peppers; saute briefly. Stir in tomatoes, basil, cooked couscous, salt and pepper. Mix together and transfer to a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish. Splash some balsamic vinegar on top.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese while still warm.
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  1. 289 Ratings


Great recipe! I made this easy on myself and just used a box of couscous and followed the directions on the back. I then tossed in the garlic, red bell pepper, green onion and cherry tomato. I c...

As others suggested, I used chicken broth instead of water. I also quatered my cherry tomatoes, and had to substitute regular onion instead of green onions, and added more parmesian cheese than...

Excellent recipe! Very easy and healthy too...will make again!

Made this for International Day at my sons school. I never made couscous before but this was DELICIOUS! Will be making this often for our family. I think this would make a great cold salad too...

5 stars because it's a super side dish that is quick and easy. This was a big hit with the adults at our house. I used chicken stock instead of water, omitted the red pepper, cut back on the oil...

Such an easy recipe and so versatile with the addition of whatever veggie happens to be lingering in your crisper drawer begging to be used. I did replace the water with chicken broth as I do in...

This tasted wonderful - I'd add extra cheese to it and increase the bell peppers - maybe even double them. Also it would be a good idea to chop the basil even though the recipe doesn't tell you...

Delicious and easy! I used chicken broth instead of water (left out the salt because of it), green pepper instead of red (didn't have red), and half a can of diced tomatoes instead of fresh. I d...

My family loved this, even my couscous hating husband. It is really a beautiful dish, very pretty for company. My only problem was I splashed a little too much balsamic vinegar on top so some ...