Pearl Couscous with Lentils, Carrots, Spinach, and Corn Recipe ...
Fresh corn, carrots, and spinach leaves plus tender lentils add flavor and heartiness to a side dish of pearl couscous that can be served warm or cold.
I made this tonight since I’m trying to eat more meatless meals. I also had some Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains blend to use up and wasn’t sure how to use it. I cooked the Harvest Grains as directed. I then followed the recipe as written using chickpeas instead of lentils and omitting the corn. I also used a cup of frozen baby spinach since I didn’t have white wine and I figured that would add the liquid needed. It came out very good. I know it’s good when my husband puts some in a dish to take for lunch. I will make it again, maybe next time I’ll use lentils.
This is a very good recipe. I liked it. I left out the wine. I used whole wheat pearl couscous and black lentils.. any color lentils would work and dried/ cooked lentils would be fine in this as well... and cheaper. I do think this needed a bit more spice for my tastes. I had this both hot and cold and it is good both ways
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