This healthy green couscous has extra flavor from vegetable stock, a boost of protein from pine nuts, spinach for all of its awesome nutrients, and olive oil for healthy fats! Delicious and nutritious.

Healthy Green Couscous [Vegan]

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Serves

4

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Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
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Preparation

  1. In a deep skillet, sauté spinach in olive oil until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a blender, purée spinach with vegetable stock. Pour into a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Add couscous to stock, stir, cover, and reduce heat to simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove the pan from heat and set at least 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff with a fork and add pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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