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Easy Couscous with Grilled Vegetables, Lemon & Goat Cheese
This couscous with grilled vegetables features zucchini, squash, asparagus, red peppers and mushrooms and is tossed with lemon and goat cheese for delicious flavor.
Couscous with grilled vegetables
10-ounce box Near East couscous
Lemon zest from 1 lemon
Juice from 1 lemon
extra virgin olive oil, divided
goat cheese, crumbled
fresh parsley, chopped
sweet bell pepper, chopped
small sweet onion, chopped
grape or cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
Salt and pepper
Heat the grill to medium heat or preheat your oven to 450 degrees F. Toss the zucchini, squash, bell pepper, sweet onion, asparagus, and mushrooms in 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Season with salt and pepper. Roast or grill the vegetables until they are caramelized, about 15 to 20 minutes. Once slightly charred and softened, set aside to cool.
Prepare the couscous according to package directions. Add the lemon juice, zest, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the crumbled goat cheese to a large bowl and stir to mix.
Add the grilled vegetables, tomatoes and couscous to the bowl and stir to incorporate.
Recipe updated June 2019.