Couscous-Stuffed Tomatoes

  • serves 4


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Directions for: Couscous-Stuffed Tomatoes


1 cup couscous

1 ½ cup boiling water

Zest and juice of 1 lemon or 2 limes

¼ cup of fresh mint leaves, sliced thinly or chopped

4 ripe tomatoes, pulp removed and set aside

Salt and pepper


1. Put couscous in a medium sized bowl and cover with boiling water. Cover tightly with a piece of plastic wrap and let steam for about 10 minutes, or until couscous is tender. Toss with a fork and add lemon juice and zest, fresh mint, tomato pulp and salt and pepper to taste.

2. Spoon couscous mixture into hollowed out tomatoes and serve.

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