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Couscous with Carrots, Cilantro & Green Onions

Servings: 4
Author: Adapted from Everyday Food


  • 1 1/2 cup water or stock
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1/2 carrot grated
  • 1/2 cup packed chopped cilantro or flat leaf parsley
  • 2-3 green onions sliced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  • In a saucepan bring the water to a boil. Stir in couscous, carrot, green onions, salt and pepper. Cover pan and remove from heat. Let stand approximately 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork, pour into a bowl, mix in chopped cilantro and olive oil. Serve garnished with sesame seeds and more cilantro if you like it!