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Grilled Portabellas Over Saffron Couscous

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons 45mlOlive oil
1   Garlic - mince
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGround cumin
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
2 teaspoons 10mlBalsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlFresh ground black pepper
  Mushrooms and couscous
2   Portabella mushrooms - stem (large)
1   Caps 1/2" thick
  Olive oil
  Salt and fresh ground
2 teaspoons 10mlButter
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozOnion - mince
1 cup 237mlPlus 2 tbs vegetable broth
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSaffron threads - crush
3/4 cup 177mlCouscous

Recipe Instructions

Combine oil, garlic, cumin, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper in cup and whisk together. Makes about 1/3 cup.

MUSHROOMS AND COUSCOUS- Brush caps with olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Place mushrooms on grill over ash-covered coals.

Grill until tender and browned, 4 to 5 minutes per side. (Mushrooms can also be cooked on stove-top grill or under grill.)

Remove from heat and set aside. Melt butter in small pan. Add onion and sautee until tender, about 5 minutes.

Add vegetable broth and saffron. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve saffron. Stir in couscous. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover. Turn off heat and set pan aside until couscous is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix Dressing. Fluff up couscous with fork.

To serve, spoon couscous onto serving plate. Top with mushroom slices. Spoon on Dressing. Toss before serving.



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