Vegetable Couscous with Citrus Vinaigrette


Cook time:  10 mins

Total time:  10 mins

Serves: 4 as a meal or 8 as a side

Created by Susan Schuman of Our Family Eats

10 oz (1 box) plain couscous
1 can (14.5 oz.) Libby’s® Sliced Carrots drained and rinsed
1 can (15 oz.) Libby’s® Sweet Peas drained and rinsed
1⁄2 c orange juice
juice of 1 lemon
juice of 1 lime
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 c olive oil
1 tsp dijon mustard
salt and pepper to taste

Bring 2 cups of water to boil in a medium sized sauce pan with a tightly fitting lid. Stir in couscous, cover.

Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in vegetables.

Cover and return to heat for 1-2 minutes, or until vegetables are heated through.

While couscous is cooking add orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper to a blender. Cover tightly and blend about 10 seconds.

Pour vinaigrette over couscous mixture and stir to combine.

Serve warm.