A quick and easy side dish for any Middle Eastern meal.
Quick-cooking couscous makes a nice change from rice.
Couscous is a grain made of semolina commonly eaten in North Africa with vegetables and meat, fish, and/or poultry. This vegetarian version, simple vegetable couscous, is less common, but no less delicious.
A mix of Israeli couscous, lentils, bell peppers, dates, and mint makes a subtle, refreshing salad.