Saffron Roasted Vegetable Couscous

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  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 red peppers, cut into 1-inch dice

1 yellow squash, cut into 1-inch dice

1 zucchini, cut into 1-inch dice

1/4 pound haricots verts, cut on the bias into 1-inch pieces

3 tablespoons olive oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

3 cups vegetable stock

Pinch saffron

1 teaspoon salt

2 cups couscous

1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat leaf parsley

Directions

  1. SAFFRON ROASTED VEGETABLE COUSCOUS Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place the vegetables in a medium baking dish, toss with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 8 to 10 minutes until vegetables are just cooked through. Bring vegetable stock, saffron and 1 teaspoon of salt to a boil in a medium saucepan, let boil for 5 minutes, until saffron blooms and colors the stock. Add the couscous, stir, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook until all liquid is absorbed, 8 to 10 minutes. Place couscous in a large bowl, add the roasted vegetables and parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with salmon and ancho chile-ginger sauce. Garnish with diced red pepper and cilantro.;