Cherry Tomato Whole Wheat Couscous

This yummy and quick-to-fix vegan side dish features a heart healthy combination of lycopene-rich tomatoes and high-fiber whole wheat couscous that can help you in your quest to fight heart disease and many types of cancer. You can also enjoy this vegan recipe as a healthy vegan snack or, to make the side dish a vegan meal, simply toss it with garbanzo beans or edamame for protein.
This yummy and quick-to-fix vegan side dish features a heart healthy combination of lycopene-rich tomatoes and high-fiber whole wheat couscous that can help you in your quest to fight heart disease and many types of cancer. You can also enjoy this vegan recipe as a healthy vegan snack or, to make the side dish a vegan meal, simply toss it with garbanzo beans or edamame for protein.

Cherry Tomato Whole Wheat Couscous

Serves 4

Ingredients:

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  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
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  • 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
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  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
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  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
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  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
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  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
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  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

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  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions.
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  3. Place couscous and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, tossing to combine.
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  5. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 3 days.

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