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
- 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
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.