Couscous with Roasted Vegetables

Couscous with Roasted Vegetables

Use wholegrain couscous and add more whole grains to your menu with this colorful, nutritious and tasty dish.


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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 12 mins

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Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 10 oz box couscous
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 small yellow squash
  • 1 small zucchini squash
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp minced garlic
  • 3/4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 5 oz feta cheese


Preheat oven to 425ยบ F.

Prepare couscous according to package directions.

Cut red and yellow bell peppers into 1/2-inch wide strips; cut yellow and zucchini squash into 1/4-inch thick diagonal slices. In large bowl, combine peppers and squash. Mix together salt, pepper, garlic, seasoning, oil, and balsamic vinegar; toss with vegetables.

Spread vegetables evenly in sheet pan and roast for 10 to 12 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Reserve leftover marinade. Cool vegetables, toss with remaining marinade, couscous, and cheese.


To reap the fiber benefit, use wholewheat or wholegrain couscous.

Thanks to Wheat Foods Council