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Mediterranean couscous

Mediterranean Couscous

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups couscous
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 ½ teas salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried mint leaf
  • ½ teas garlic powder
  • ½ lemon or about 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup red onion diced
  • cup pistachio nuts shelled

Instructions
 

  • Bring water, salt and olive oil to a full boil
  • Add the couscous, cover and remove from heat, let it stand for 5 minutes
  • Meanwhile, chop the onions and shell the pistachios
  • After 5 minutes, fluff the couscous with a fork and transfer it to a serving dish
  • Add the mint, pistachios, onions, salt, garlic and lemon juice and toss together
  • Serve warm or at room temperature, refrigerate leftovers