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Couscous with 7 Vegetables
From Dorothy McNett's recipes at www.dorothymcnett.com. Use up to 7 vegetables from this selection for good luck...onions, fava beans, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, turnips, carrots, zucchini, sweet and hot peppers, cabbage. Couscous is readily available in either medium grain semolina or whole grain semolina wheat and is easily cooked in a saucepan or in a microwave.
Prepare the vegetables, cut into bite-sized serving sizes. In heavy bottomed saute pan, heat the oil and add the vegetable pieces along with the tumeric. Cook and stir to desired doneness, usually about 15-20 minutes. In meantime, combine water or broth, couscous, oil and salt in batter bowl. Cook in microwave on full power for 4 minutes. Cover and allow to stand a few minutes. Dump cooked couscous onto a beautiful serving platter, make a well in the center, and add the cooked vegetables. Drizzle with a bit of the harissa, and serve more in a separate dish for those who would want to add more heat to their couscous.
Recipe created 2011-05-10.