Tomato Basil Couscous Salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Tomato Basil Couscous Salad is an easy side dish recipe perfect for serving with any meal. Sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and pine nuts give it a bold flavor.
- 1 heaping cup couscous
- 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons basil leaves coarsely chopped
- 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil coarsely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves crushed
- 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted
In a medium saucepan, bring chicken broth and olive oil to a low boil.
As soon as the water comes to a low boil, remove from heat and add couscous. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes.
Remove lid and fluff with a fork. Add basil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and pine nuts. Fluff again. Cover for an additional 3 minutes.
Serve warm and enjoy your Tomato Basil Couscous Salad!
Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 2289mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 23.4mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 7.4mg