Basic Whole Wheat Couscous

This Basic Whole Wheat Couscous recipe comes together in a flash using items you probably already have on hand. This simple and tasty side dish pairs well with just about anything and is a great way to introduce some whole grains to the family. Feel free to liven up with fresh herbs, roasted garlic, splash of lemon, red wine vinegar or parmesan cheese.

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Basic Whole Wheat Couscous

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Basic Whole Wheat Couscous is a simple and tasty side dish that pairs well with just about anything and is a great way to introduce some whole grains to the family.
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Cook Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup dry whole wheat couscous
  • 1 1/3 cups low-sodium veggie broth or chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots , thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • Ground black pepper , to taste

Instructions
 

  • Bring broth to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in couscous and vegetables.
  • Cover and let sit for 7 minutes or until broth is absorbed.
  • Stir in seasonings and fluff with a fork.
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