Being a busy Mom that works from home, I love making up meals that are a quick fix, but also healthy at the same time. Couscous is just one of those amazing foods that cook up so quickly, that it’s become a regular at the meal table. Recently I’ve gotten into the habit of cooking it up real quick with some chicken broth and adding butter for a quick and easy side dish for multiple meals. But then I decided it was time to highlight the couscous even more by making it the main dish with a a few great ingredients thrown in. Thus, this recipe was born.
Bob’s Red Mill Couscous with Chicken Sausage and Mixed Veggies
Prep time: 3 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Total time: 23 minutes
Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Add in Bob’s Red Mill Couscous, return mixture to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until broth is almost completely absorbed and then add in the frozen mixed veggies. Slice sausages into bite-sized pieces and also add the mixture. Stir occasionally until the liquid is completely absorbed and the sausages are nice and hot. Stir in the butter until it is completely melted for a nice creamy texture.
This meal is great served with a nice side salad, or as a meal all on its own. It’s packed with whole grains, protein and veggies to boot! Enjoy with your family or friends!
Crystal Collins blogs at TheThriftyMama.com where she helps people save money through a more holistic approach. On her blog you’ll discover that being green and healthy doesn’t mean you have to break the bank!