Black Bean and Spinach Couscous

Total Time:
27 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
17 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup couscous (recommended: Near East)
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed (recommended: Bird's Eye)
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions

In a medium saucepan, over high heat, bring chicken broth to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in couscous. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.

Squeeze excess water out of thawed spinach. Semi Homemaker Tip: use potato ricer to squeeze water from spinach - Carol Simmons, Orland Park, IL.

In a microwave-safe bowl, combine spinach and black beans. Heat, covered, in microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

Stir spinach and black bean mixture into couscous. Add lemon juice and season, to taste, with salt and pepper.


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