Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
For a vegetarian dish, substitute cubes of tofu for the bacon bits.
The grain effect:
According to nutritional studies, carbohydrates should represent at least 50% of our daily dietary intake. Eating various kinds of grains, a source of carbohydrates, helps create balanced meals.
You can add a few spoonfuls of bulgur (cracked durum wheat), buckwheat, quinoa or crushed hazelnuts to add a different texture to traditional couscous.
- In a skillet, cook the finely chopped red onion in the butter until lightly colored, then add the bacon pieces.
- Add the spring vegetables, the two tomatoes cut into small pieces, and the water. Bring to a boil.
- Off the heat, add the couscous. Let sit for 5 minutes, covered.
- Return to low heat and stir for 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.
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