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Green Goddess and Herbed Couscous Bowl [Vegan]

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Ingredients

For the Herbed Couscous:

  • 1 cup pearl couscous
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley leaves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh mint leaves, minced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the Avocado Microgreen Salad:

  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 1 cup  microgreens or sprouts
  • 1.5 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon tamari
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil

Preparation

For the Herbed CousCous:

  1. In a small pot bring salted water to a boil.
  2. Add olive oil & stir in couscous
  3. Cover with a lid and reduce the heat to low and simmer for 8 – 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Transfer couscous to a large mixing bowl. Add the cilantro, basil, parsley, and mint, and toss to coat. Generously season with sea salt and black pepper.

For the Avocado-Sprout Salad: 

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, gently toss the avocado, microgreens, hemp seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, and tamari until coated.
  2. Divide the herbed couscous and avocado-sprout salad between bowls. Enjoy immediately.


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