Sonia’s Jeweled couscous

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lemon, juice + zest
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup jeweled couscous
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • a handful of fresh mint
  • a handful of fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Directions:

Put couscous in a large bowl and add boiling vegetable stock and stir well. Cover the bowl with a plate and let steam for 5 minutes. Next, chop scallions, mint, and parsley into small pieces. Once the couscous has steamed, add scallions, mint, parsley, pomegranate seeds, and almonds to the bowl. Stir in the lemon juice, zest and olive oil. Serve as a side dish or great for a packed lunch!


Couscous: Good source of fiber and protein
Mint & Parsley: Help with digestion (and freshens breath!)
Pomegranate: Natural immune booster with Vitamin C & K
Almonds: Contain healthy fats, fiber, and protein
Lemon: High source of Vitamin C


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