Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Mediterranean Bowl

Mediterranean Bowl
adjusted from The DASH Diet Cookbook

1 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
1 1/4 C water
1 (16 oz) can artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped
1/2 C rinsed black olives, halved
3/4 C chopped roasted red pepper
1/2 C feta cheese
1 C grape tomatoes, chopped
1/2 small red onion, finely diced
1/4 tsp dried oregano
Pinch crushed red pepper
4 Tbsp olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
Pinch black pepper

Boil water, add the couscous, stir and turn off the heat.  Cover pot with lid and let sit for 5 minutes, then fluff with fork.
Meanwhile, combine all ingredients except for couscous and mix thoroughly.  Refrigerate 15 minutes or so, then fold in couscous.  Serve cold or at room temperature.

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