Our Passport to Greece is over but you can still enjoy the Greek masterpieces we have put together. Below is our recipe for the Whole Grain Greek Couscous w/ feta and pine nuts. Feel free to add your own mix-ins and let me know any suggestions for your couscous creation.
WHOLE GRAIN GREEK COUSCOUS w/ FETA & PINENUTS
1 ½ tablespoons vegetarian base
3 ½ cups water
1 lb. whole wheat couscous
Combine water and base and heat to a boil. Place couscous in a food box and add heated vegetable stock. Cover with a lid and allow liquid to be absorbed.
COOL DOWN AND BREAK UP ANY CLUMPS.
6 tablespoons fresh lemon jui
2 teaspoons kosher salt
¾ teaspoon black pepper
½ cup canola oil
Combine ingredients and whisk.
1 cup rinsed garbanzo beans
1 cup sliced black olives
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup ¼” diced red bell peppers
1 cup ¼” diced celery
¾ cup ¼”diced artichoke hearts
¾ cup toasted pine nuts
½ cup ¼” sliced scallions
2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
Combine ingredients and thoroughly mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper. ENJOY!