Green Tea Couscous

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

4 scallions, finely chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock

1 single-serve bag green tea

2 tablespoons honey

1 1/2 cups couscous

1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves, a couple of handfuls

1/2 seedless cucumber, peeled and chopped

1 lemon, juiced

1 lime, juiced


  1. Heat the olive oil in sauce pot over medium heat and add the scallions. Season with salt and pepper and saute 2 to 3 minutes. Add stock and bring to a boil, secure tea bag to handle of the pot, and let steep for 1 minute. Remove the tea bag, stir in honey and couscous. Turn off the heat, stir in mint, and cover the pot. Let couscous stand 5 minutes, then fluff with fork and transfer to a serving bowl. Add the cucumber and lemon and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, toss to combine and serve.
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