One Pot Meal: Couscous with Sausage & Green Beans

31 Jan

You’ve just come home, you’ve had a long day at work, you’re starving and you don’t feel like putting in a ton of effort for dinner. What do you need? A one pot meal. Ready in 20 minutes, this dish has your grain, meat and veg all in one and it’s even healthy! It would be great with any kind of sausage: sweet, spicy, mild…whatever ya like!

Serves 2.

Ingredients

1 tb extra virgin olive oil
1 red onion, sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 red chile, diced
2 sausages, cut into rounds/bite-sized pieces
1 1/2 c canned tomatoes (keep the liquid)
2-3 c chicken stock
6 oz green beans
1 1/4 c couscous
1 c  cilantro, chopped
2 lemon wedges

Directions

1. Heat the oil in a large pan at medium heat and add onion, garlic and sausage. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 2 – 3 minutes.
2. Add tomatoes, 2 1/2 c stock and beans. Cover, lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
3. Add the couscous and cook for 10 minutes. (Add more stock if necessary.)
4. Garnish with cilantro and lemon wedges.

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