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Mediterranean Couscous

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 This flavorful couscous recipe gets it's great flavor from lemon zest, asparagus spears and tomatoes. Best of all, it's on the table in just 25 minutes!

serves 4 people

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $4.81

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  • 1

    cup Swanson® Vegetable Broth or Swanson® Chicken Broth

  • 1/2

    teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • 1/2

    teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed

  • 1/2

    pound asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 1/2 cups)

  • 1

    can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained

  • 3/4

    cup uncooked plain couscous

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How to Make It

Heat the broth, lemon zest, Italian seasoning, asparagus and tomatoes in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until the asparagus is tender-crisp. Stir in the couscous. Cover the saucepan and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork.  Season to taste.
Step 1

Heat the broth, lemon zest, Italian seasoning, asparagus and tomatoes in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until the asparagus is tender-crisp.

Step 2

Stir in the couscous. Cover the saucepan and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork.  Season to taste.

Recipe Tips

  • Tip:  Try stirring some toasted pine nuts into this dish for crunch.

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Made With
Swanson® Vegetable Broth

Swanson® Vegetable Broth

Swanson® Chicken Broth

Swanson® Chicken Broth

Ratings & Reviews

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  • gtcjr666

    November 9, 2008

    Mediterranean Couscous

    It was very good.

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