Couscous is a traditional dish from North Africa (from Morocco through Libya). Throughout the history, Couscous was spread out around the world. Only mid 1900, Couscous was introduced to Europe (Greece, Turkey…) and the Middle East. This also arrived to Israel.
In France, this is consumed as a salad/appetizer or even as the main dish. Known as Taboulé. Actually my first Couscous was French.
Healthy and light, the combination of the lemon juice with olive oil, almonds and mint makes this beautiful Couscous a tradition from Israel. I used the recipe from Martha Stewart as my guide.
200ml water with salt (I recommend kosher salt)
3TBSP olive oil
¼ cup almonds, toasted (Martha Stewart uses pine nuts)
½ of a lemon juice
mint, as desired, sliced
scallions, as desired, sliced
1.boil water with salt, add Couscous and cook in low heat for 5 minutes.
2.transfer Couscous to another bowl and add all ingredients.
|Mix well all ingredients|
|Fresh and delicious!|
Preparation and cooking time: Total of 10 to 15 minutes.
Have a nice week-end ♪