Looking for something to serve with baked chicken one night, Susan Brown improvised this nearly instant side dish from ingredients in her pantry.

Susan Brown, Puyallup, Washington
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 2 to 3 side-dish servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 2- to 3-quart pan over high heat, bring 1 1/4 cups water to a boil. Stir in couscous and basil. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, and garlic. Fluff couscous with a fork and stir in peppers and olives. Add oil mixture and mix well.

Nutrition Facts

315 calories; calories from fat 23%; protein 8.1g; fat 8.1g; saturated fat 1.1g; carbohydrates 52g; fiber 2.4g; sodium 239mg; cholesterol 0mg.
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