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Tahini Couscous with Vegetables

What you need: 

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

What you do: 

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.

Preparation Time: 
20-25 mins
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
4
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

in response to the above comment, i do peanut butter in couscous for breakfast with either apple or banana and its delish...im going to have to try the tahini with the veggies in it for dinner tho, thanks!

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Brill recipe. Great to put in loads of different veggies: anything you've got left over in the fridge. I put in lots more lemon juice.
Next time, I think I'll try it with "old fashioned" peanut butter instead of the tahini: what do you reckon?

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