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Caprese Couscous

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Caprese Couscous

Caprese Couscous

Method

Caprese Couscous 2 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a dry sauté pan over medium-high heat, toast the pearl couscous moving constantly for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add the chicken stock, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 12 minutes or until water is absorbed and couscous is al dente. 

  • Step 2

    In a bowl, mix tomatoes, sherry and salt. Set aside. In a sauté pan, add olive oil and smashed garlic. Bring to a light simmer over low heat and let cook for about 3 minutes. Turn off heat and carefully remove garlic. Set aside. Once couscous is cooked transfer to a large bowl and add the garlic oil, tomato mixture, cut mozzarella and basil. Stir and season with more salt and sherry vinegar. 

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Caprese Couscous

Easy

Caprese Couscous

Maddy Goldberg
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Maddy Goldberg

Caprese Couscous

Yields:

Serves 2

Prep Time:

0 hours 10 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 14 mins

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Ingredients

Caprese Couscous

  • 1 cup pearl couscous

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock (or water)

  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved

  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 cup mozzarella, diced

  • 1/4 cup basil, torn into pieces

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Method

Caprese Couscous 2 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a dry sauté pan over medium-high heat, toast the pearl couscous moving constantly for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add the chicken stock, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 12 minutes or until water is absorbed and couscous is al dente. 

  • Step 2

    In a bowl, mix tomatoes, sherry and salt. Set aside. In a sauté pan, add olive oil and smashed garlic. Bring to a light simmer over low heat and let cook for about 3 minutes. Turn off heat and carefully remove garlic. Set aside. Once couscous is cooked transfer to a large bowl and add the garlic oil, tomato mixture, cut mozzarella and basil. Stir and season with more salt and sherry vinegar. 

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Toronto Recipes

Cooking At Home

Caprese Couscous