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Vegan Mediterranean Lemon Olive Couscous

Ready in just 10 minutes, a fresh and light side dish served either warm or cold.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup couscous dried
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1-2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives cut in half
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Bring the 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan.
  • When boiling, remove from heat. Add the couscous and cover. Let sit until the water is absorbed, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Zest one lemon and add the zest to the couscous. Add the juice of 2 lemons and the remaining ingredients to the couscous.
  • Stir to combine. Serve warm or cold. Adjust seasoning as desired with more of any ingredient.