Couscous with Tomato and Basil
2 teaspoon vegetable or olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoon dried basil *or* 1/2 cup chopped fresh
1 1/4 cup water or vegetable stock
1 cup couscous
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped parsley
salt and pepper
This is a very easy recipe...and its sooo yummy!
1) In a nonstick saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic for 2 minutes or until softened.
2) Add basil (if using dried) and water; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in tomatoes, basil (if using fresh), and salt and pepper to taste.
This recipe can also be made ahead and kept refrigerated for up to a day.