Connie's Couscous Concoction

Flavorful Side dish which is perfect for summer.




1 ½ cups water 1 cup plain couscous ½ teaspoon salt 8 ounces deli ham in 1 piece (½ inch thick) cut into ½ inch pieces 4 ripe plum tomatoes (1 pound), coarsely chopped 12 large basil leaves, thickly sliced 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans rinsed and drained ¼ cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olive oil 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

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1.In covered 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling over high heat. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in couscous and salt; cover and let stand 5 minutes. 2.Fluff couscous with fork and transfer to large serving bowl. Stir in ham, tomatoes, basil, green onions, beans, olives, olive oil and lemon juice.