Basil with Couscous

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup dried couscous
  • 1/2 cup slivered basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped stuffed green olives
  • 1 tsp grated lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • pine nuts , toasted

Instructions

  • Bring to a boil water, olive oil and salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in dried couscous, cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • Stir in slivered basil leaves, chopped, stuffed green olives, lime zest and lime juice. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and serve warm.

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