Free Recipe Couscous with Lentils Tomatoes and Basil

Recipe Type: Free Low Fat Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 1

Ingredients for Couscous with Lentils Tomatoes and Basil Recipe

2 tb Sauteing liquid
1 md Onion, chopped
1-1/2 c Water
1 c Vegetable-cocktail juice (I
Used V8 with a little
Picante sauce
Stirred in)
1 c Brown lentils, rinsed and
1 Bay leaf
1 c Whole wheat couscous
1 md Tomato, coarsely chopped
1/2 c Chopped fresh basil
2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese

Couscous with Lentils Tomatoes and Basil Preparation

Saute onion in liquid of your choice for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir in the water, juice, lentils, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low; cover, and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes, or until the lentils are soft but not mushy. Remove the pan from the heat and discard the bay leaf. Stir in the couscous, tomatoes, basil, and Parmesan. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until the couscous is soft. Uncover and fluff with a fork to separate the grains, serves 4. This is from the latest Nutrition Action Newsletter, slightly modified to remove margarine. It is very tasty. Recipe typed by: Bob Simmons Converted to MM by Donna Webster Submitted By DONNA@WEBSTER.DEMON.CO.UK On WED, 01 NOV 1995 150036 GMT From Gemini’s MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

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