Couscous Ratatouille
Original Plain
  1. 1 package (10 ounces) NEAR EAST® Original Plain Couscous
  2. 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  3. 1 large green bell pepper, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  4. 1 small eggplant, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
  5. 1 medium onion, chopped
  6. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  7. 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chopped tomatoes, undrained
  8. 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  9. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Preparation Instructions
  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions, adding 1 teaspoon of the olive oil and add green pepper when adding water.
  2. Meanwhile, in large non-stick skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add eggplant, onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until eggplant is lightly browned.
  3. Stir in tomatoes. Cover; simmer over low heat 15 minutes, stirring once.
  4. Stir in garbanzo beans and basil. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Serve vegetable mixture over bed of couscous.
10 Minutes
20 Minutes
Nutrition Information
Calories: 460; Calories from Fat: 54; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Trans Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 200mg; Total Carbs: 87g; Dietary Fiber: 13g; Sugars: 13g; Protein: 18g; Vitamin A: %; Vitamin C: %; Calcium: %; Iron: %;