Minted Garden Couscous

Very nice to eat with pork or chicken.


  • 1/2 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped (1 cup)
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  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped radishes
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint or 1 tsp. dried mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


Cook couscous in water as directed on package, omitting margarine and salt. Toss with fork; place on cookie sheet in thin layer to cool quickly and prevent lumps.

Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, radishes, onions, parsley and mint; toss gently to mix.

Add cooked couscous to vegetable mixture; toss gently. Drizzle with lime juice and oil; sprinkle with salt. Toss gently.

Source: Healthy eating (Pillsbury)

By Raymonde G. from North bay, Ontario, Canada


October 15, 20090 found this helpful

Sounds like tabbouleh but with couscous, yum!

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