Couscous with Sun-Dried Tomato and Parsley

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Couscous with Sun-Dried Tomato and Parsley

Easy and delicious side dish cooked with pearl (Israeli) couscous and flavorful sun dried tomatoes.

sautéed onion and garlic

sautéed onion and garlic with couscous and broth

Couscous with Sun-Dried Tomato

Couscous with Sun-Dried Tomato and Parsley


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 cups Israeli pearl couscous
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley


1- Melt the butter in a large saute pan, add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes over medium heat.

2- Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, salt and pepper, then reduce heat to low, stirring occasionally, and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until just tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed. Add the sun-dried tomatoes during the last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking.

3- Remove from heat; fluff with a fork. Stir in chopped parsley. Serve warmed or chilled.

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