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
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