Chicken With Couscous, Tomatoes, and Hummus

Orzo pasta (prepared according to package directions) will work in place of couscous.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1 (10-oz.) package plain couscous
  • 4 (4- to 6-oz.) skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 6 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 (7-oz.) container hummus
  • 4 pita bread rounds, cut into quarters


  1. 1. Prepare couscous according to package directions.
  2. 2. Brush chicken with 1 Tbsp. oil; sprinkle with 3/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper.
  3. 3. Cook chicken, covered, in a large nonstick skillet or grill pan, over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until done.
  4. 4. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, next 4 ingredients, and remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Stir tomato mixture into prepared couscous.
  5. 5. Divide couscous mixture, hummus, and pita bread quarters among 4 serving plates; top each with 1 chicken breast.
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