Summer Couscous Dishes

Keep your kitchen cool with fresh takes on a hot-weather staple: Couscous. It’s a totally twistable ingredient that cooks in under 10 minutes.


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Scallop Couscous Paella

Scallop Couscous Paella

A take on a classic Spanish dish, Scallop Couscous Paella features sea scallops, fully cooked flavored sausage and canned clams.

Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 11 m
Stand 5 m

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Skewered Moroccan Salmon with Couscous

Skewered Moroccan Salmon with Couscous

Make your own spice blend and rub onto chunks of salmon for Skewered Moroccan Salmon with Couscous. The blend would also be great on chicken, beef or pork. 

Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 7 m
Broil 8 m

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Moroccan Chickpeas

Moroccan Chickpeas

Why heat up the kitchen when you can pop the ingredients for Moroccan Chickpeas in your slow cooker and let it make dinner for you.

Makes 4
Prep 30 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 6 hours

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Couscous with Summer Pesto

Couscous with Summer Pesto

Feeling the heat? Our Couscous with Summer Pesto is an easy—and quick!—dinner for hot nights. Simply make pesto in your food processor and toss it with pearl couscous, rotisserie chicken and a few other seasonal add-ins.

Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 10 m

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Chickpea Stew Over Couscous

Chickpea Stew Over Couscous

Making Chickpea Stew over Couscous is a great way use up some of the bumper crop of zucchini taking over your garden. And bonus! You make it in the slow cooker, so your kitchen will stay cool.

Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Prep plus soaking chickpeas overnight
Slow Cook on HIGH for 5 hours or LOW for 7 hours

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Beef Tagine

Beef Tagine

With a blend of spices, apricots, raisins, and ground beef, our Beef Tagine tastes like the filling of a meat samosa. Delicious!

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 16 m

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Artichoke Couscous

Artichoke Couscous

Cannellini beans and crumbled feta make Artichoke Couscous a hearty side dish. Stir in cubes of grilled pork or salmon for a filling and summery main-dish meal.

Prep 25 m
Cook 15 m

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Halibut, Pearl Couscous and Harissa

Halibut, Pearl Couscous and Harissa

This Halibut, Pearl Couscous and Harissa dish has the perfect blend of spicy and mild. And cleanup is easy, since it all cooks in a single skillet.

Makes 4
Prep 5 m
Cook 17 m

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Chicken Couscous with Cherry Tomatoes

Chicken Couscous with Cherry Tomatoes

Couscous takes a step up in Chicken Couscous with Cherry Tomatoes, flavored with cinnamon, cumin and some fresh vegetables.

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 17 m
Stand 5 m

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Greek Couscous with Chicken and Feta

Greek Couscous with Chicken & Feta

A healthy main dish salad, Greek Couscous with Chicken and Feta, studded with artichoke hearts, green beans and kalamata olives can be served either chilled or at room temperature.

Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 22 m
Cook 30 seconds