• CourseGrains, Beans, Lentils, Sides
  • CuisineInspired
  • Keyword15 Minute Meal, Easypeasy for One, One Pan Dinner, Vegan, Vegetarian, Week Night Dinner
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time Total Time
2minutes 5minutes 12 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 5minutes
Cook Time Passive Time Total Time
2minutes 5minutes 12 minutes
Degree of Difficulty
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1cup uncooked couscous
  • 1cup chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 3/4cup raisins
  • 1/3red bell pepperfinely diced
  • 1/3green bell pepperfinely diced
Dressing
  • 1tbspn vegetable oil
  • 2tbspn maple syrup
  • 1/2lemon juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2tspn fresh ground black pepper
  • pinch of kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Gather all ingredients before starting recipe.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients and set aside.
  3. Measure 1 cup of uncooked couscous and pour into a medium bowl.
  4. Add finely diced red and green pepper to couscous.
  5. Measure 1 cup of chicken stock in a 2 cup measure cup and add 3/4 of a cup of raisins to the chicken stock. Microwave on high for 2 minutes or until the chicken stock comes to a boil. Allow raisins to steep for a couple of minutes, then add the stock and the raisins to the couscous.
  6. Cover bowl with cling wrap and allow to steam, for at least 5 minutes. Remove cling wrap and fluff couscous with a fork until it light and fluffy, tossing the raisins and peppers until well blended.
  7. Drizzle dressing over couscous, mix, taste, then drizzle a bit more or to your liking.