Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Shiitake and Cherry Tomato Couscous


This is an easy dish to throw together on a hot day. I served it as an entree with Greek yogurt and strawberries for dessert. This recipe makes one entree serving, or two sides.

1/4 cup couscous, dry
1 cup organic mixed medley cherry tomatoes
1/6 oz fresh Shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1/2 tsp Garlic Gold olive oil
Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb seasoning, to taste
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
hot water, 1/4 to 1/3 cup

Heat oil in saucepan over medium to medium-high heat. Toss cherry tomatoes in warmed oil. Just before tomatoes begin to wilt, add mushrooms. When tomatoes begin to wilt, add 1/4 cup of hot water. Add couscous and stir. You may need to add slightly more water. Add seasoning to taste. While stirring in seasoning, pop a few of the tomatoes and mix into the couscous. Enjoy!

For complete recipe: 237 calories/2.7 grams of fat/5 grams of fiber/7.4 grams of protein

6 comments:

burpandslurp said...

oh man! I LOVE shitake! I love that you incorporated it into couscous...what a great mix of flavors!!

Brooks said...

OMG, that looks soo freakin' good!!
I'm not sure about the yogurt. I don't know about eating those in the same sitting.

LK- Healthy Delicious said...

yum! I love couscous with veggies like this! and those are some wacky looking tomatoes you have there!

Carolyn Jung said...

Couscous is great to have on hand. It cooks so fast. And can be enjoyed hot, cold, or at room temperature. It's my go-to grain for sure.

5 Star Foodie said...

Delicious couscous! I love those cute cherry tomatoes!

petitechef said...

WOW! I've been going through a month long obsession with couscous so i'll definitely be trying this!
YUM! Thanks for the recipe!

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