Vegetarian Couscous with Dates

Couscous (tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat) is great to replace rice and pasta for sahur or iftar (breaking fast). It is so versatile that you can add a host of accompaniments from nuts and fruits to vegetables as well as meat.

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Servings
4people
Servings
4people
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Servings
4people
Servings
4people
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Instructions
  1. Soak the couscous in the broth until it fluffs up. Use a fork to loosen the couscous. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the oil on medium fire and add the garlic and onions. Saute until fragrant for about five minutes.
  3. Add the couscous and stir until well coated with the onions/garlic for about four minutes. Be careful not to burn it.
  4. Throw in the dates, raisins, salt and pepper and combine. Add the lemon juice and tomatoes. Mix well.
  5. Remove from heat and garnish with coriander and feta cheese.

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