Couscous with mint & barberries

Main Dish
5 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
3 tablespoons. olive oil

2 garlic cloves, peeled, mashed

1 teaspoon. salt

1 teaspoon. turmeric

2 cups couscous or 1 box plain Near East Brand Plain Couscous

1/4 cpu barberries

1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

salt and pepper


  • Combine olive oil, mashed garlic, salt and turmeric in a pot with 2 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil.
  • When water is boiling add couscous and lower the heat to simmer.
  • Remove couscous from heat once all the water has been absorbed. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Fluff with a fork and transfer couscous to a serving bowl.
  • Stir in the barberries, mint and parsley.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve immediately.


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