|2 servings||calories per servings 450||protein serving 17 g||carbs per serving 75 g||total fat per serving 11 g|
Juicy chopped tomatoes and crisp summer squash are sauteed together with zesty garlic before nestling into a bed of whole wheat couscous and chopped peanuts, which add a pleasant nutty crunch. A layer of nutrient-dense microgreens provides a refreshing green crunch to every other bite.
|Nutrition Facts||/ Per Serving|
|Total Fat||11 g|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||75 g|
|Dietary Fiber||10 g|
Place a saucepan with a lid over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon olive oil. When oil is hot, add couscous and peanuts. Cook, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted, 2-3 minutes.
• Add 2 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon PeachDish Salt. Increase heat to high.
• When liquid boils, reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until couscous is tender, 10-12 minutes.
• Drain any excess liquid.
MISE EN PLACE
• Peel and mince shallot.
• Cut squash into 1/2-inch dice.
• Coarsely chop tomatoes.
• Peel and mince garlic.
• Pick and chop parsley leaves.
• Halve lemon. Juice 1 half (save remaining half for another use).
• Place a sauté pan over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon olive oil. When oil is hot, stir in shallot. Cook, stirring, until shallot begins to become translucent, 1-2 minutes.
• Add squash. Cook, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender, 4-5 minutes.
• Add tomatoes. Cook, stirring, until tomatoes wilt and liquid begins to evaporate, 2-3 minutes.
• Add garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
• Remove from heat. Fold in parsley and 1/4 teaspoon PeachDish Salt.
• Add couscous to squash. Stir in lemon juice.
• Divide couscous between 2 bowls.
• Top with microgreens, and enjoy!
Named a Georgia Grown Executive Chef for 2017, Cynthia shares her passion for her home state and its bountiful produce and products with her audiences across many platforms. She and her husband, Cliff, who owns the Old New York Book Shop, regularly travel to Book Festivals and host book store owners as well as authors on a regular basis in their Atlanta home. They have a full bar always at the ready.Learn More...