This pearl couscous recipe is SUPEREASY.
Couscous is a great option if you don’t have time but want to make something nourishing and beautiful at the same time. It is ready in five minutes and can be a meal on its own or a side dish. It makes a great lunch too. Couscous is equally delicious warm and cold.
Dried cranberries in this recipe can be substituted with raisins or currants, and you can use cilantro instead of parsley.
- 1 cup pearl couscous
- 2 cups of water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
- 1/4 cup pistachios (about 25 grams)
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries (about 25 grams)
- A large bunch of fresh parsley
- A few sprigs of fresh mint
Place the couscous in a deep dish. Boil the water. Pour it over the couscous. Add salt and a tablespoon of olive oil, stir, cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
Finely chop the parsley and mint.
Mix all the ingredients.
Serve warm or cold.