Mushroom and Garlic Couscous

Hi everyone, today's recipe is a delicious and healthy Couscous.  Couscous is a great alternative to pasta and rice, it has fewer calories, it's low in fat, and cholesterol and it's a good source of protein and other vitamins and antioxidants. It's a great addition to a healthy diet.

Serves 4-6
  • 1½ cups Couscous
  • 1½ cups Warm Vegetable broth or Warm Water
  • 1½ cups chopped Portobello Mushrooms
  • 2-3 minced Garlic Cloves
  • ½ cup finely chopped Onion
  • ¼ - ½ cup chopped Cilantro or Parsley
  • 3 chopped Green Onions
  • 1½ tablespoons E.V.O.O
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground Black Pepper to taste

In a large skillet on medium heat, heat up one tablespoon of EVOO and cook the garlic and onion for two minutes. After two minutes add in the chopped mushrooms  and cook for five minutes.

After five minutes, season the mushroom with salt and pepper to taste. Add in the vegetable broth or water, and bring this to a boil.  Once the liquid is boiling, reduce the heat to low, stir in the couscous, cover with a lid , and cook on low heat until the liquid is gone and the couscous is tender.

Once the couscous is cooked, add in the green onion and cilantro, stir everything with a fork, then serve.