Couscous E. Fagioli
Pork / Ham
  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1/2 cup chopped onion
  3. 1/2 cup sliced celery
  4. 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) no-salt-added chopped tomatoes, undrained
  5. 1 can (15 ounces) cannelloni or navy beans, rinsed and drained
  6. 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  7. 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  8. 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  9. 1 package NEAR EAST® Parmesan Couscous mix
  10. Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Preparation Instructions
  1. In large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery; cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, 2 cups water, beans, bacon, oregano, red pepper flakes, if desired, and contents of Spice Sack. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in couscous; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Gently stir before ladling into bowls. Serve with crusty Italian bread and top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
4 servings
10 Minutes
15 Minutes
Nutrition Information
Calories: 350; Total Fat: 11g; Sodium: 600mg; Total Carbs: 54g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Protein: 15g;