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Basil and Tomato Couscous
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Pronounced 'koos-koos,' it's a tiny, pea-shaped pasta that's popular in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cooking. It is oh so 'good-good' and will quickly become your family's favorite!
What You'll Need
- 1 1/4 cups boiling water
- 1 1/4 cups couscous, uncooked (see note)
- 1 cup finely chopped fresh basil
- 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
- 3 slices, bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
What to Do
- Combine boiling water and couscous in a large heatproof bowl; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork; cool slightly.
- Add basil and next 3 ingredients to couscous; stir well.
- Combine vinegar and remaining 3 ingredients in a jarl cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Drizzle vinegar mixture over couscous mixture, and toss gently. Serve immediately; or for more flavor, cover and chill at least 2 hours. Toss gently before serving.
Look for this quick cooking pasta with the rice and grains at your supermarket.
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