Zucchini Couscous

Cuisinart original
The White Rice function makes light and fluffy couscous. Mediterranean flavors are at the forefront of this dish and go well with steamed fish.


Makes about 10 cups


4cooker cups plain or whole wheat couscous (not instant) 3cups water ½teaspoon sea salt, divided 21⁄3 cups chopped zucchini (about 2 small to medium zucchini) ¼cup chopped fresh mint 2teaspoons fresh lemon zest 1⁄3cup chopped fresh parsley ¼teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1⁄3cup extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (based on 1 cup): Calories 270 (27% from fat) • carb. 42g • pro. 7g• fat 8g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 125mg• calc. 24mg • fiber 3g


Put the couscous, water and a pinch of salt in the cooking pot of the Cuisinart® Rice Plus™ Multi-Cooker. Select the White Rice function and press Start. Once the audible tone has sounded to indicate the end of cooking, open the lid and add the remaining ingredients; toss to combine. Adjust seasonings and serve immediately.