Mediterranean Couscous

Mediterranean Couscous

Category: Quick Dishes

  • Recipe serves 4 servings

  • Prep Time 5 min

  • Cook Time 5 min


  • 2 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Original Spread

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken broth

  • 1 box (10 oz.) plain couscous

  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves or 1/2 tsp. dried basil leaves, crushed* (optional)

  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel or orange peel (optional)

  • Salt and ground white pepper to taste


  • Melt I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread in medium saucepan over medium-high heat and cook onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until onion is almost tender. Add broth and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. With fork, fluff couscous, then stir in basil, lemon peel, salt and pepper.

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