Toasted tarragon couscous

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

6 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 5 minutes
Toasted tarragon couscous

Angus Fergusson


Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 large garlic clove , minced
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon , or 1 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 340-g box couscous , about 1 3/4 cups
  • 2 cups baby arugula

Instructions

  • Bring 2 1/4 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over high. Add butter, garlic, tarragon and salt. (If using fresh tarragon, stir in with arugula after couscous has been fluffed.)
  • Heat a large, wide frying pan over medium-high. Add couscous. Stir frequently and lightly shake pan until evenly toasted, about 5 min. Remove from heat. Slowly pour in boiling water while stirring. Cover and let sit 5 min. Fluff with a fork. Stir in arugula.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 250,
  • Protein
  • 7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41 g,
  • Fat
  • 6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 247 mg.

Equipment Tip:

Don’t use a non-stick pan for this recipe – it will prevent the couscous from getting as toasty and flavourful as possible.