Tahini Couscous with Vegetables
2 cup water
2 1/2 tablespoon tahini
2 cloves garlic, pulverized
1 baby courgette (zucchini) halved lengthwise, then sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced thin
4-5 large crimini mushrooms
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
1 cup couscous
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan, lower heat, to a high simmer for about 3-4 minutes. Add mushrooms, and green onion, and simmer for another 2 minutes. Add couscous and lemon juice, stir constantly for 1 minute, remove from heat and cover. Let stand for 10-15 minutes, fluff with fork and mix well, and serve.
Stands well on its own as a full dinner, or as a side dish.