Mideast feast

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Boxes flavored couscous; up to 2
Be aware that all the flavors aren't
; vegetarian
Whole wheat pita bread pockets; warmed
Feta cheese; crumbled
Cured olives
Diced fresh tomatoes or cherry tomatoes
Green or red bell peppers; sliced
Canned chickpeas; drained and rinsed
Plain low-fat yogurt
Chopped cucumber
Rice-stuffed vine leaves
(from deli section)


When people in the Middle East want a quick meal, this is often what they reach for.

Strategy: Prepare couscous according to package directions. Warm the pita bread, then arrange a platter with sliced or crumbled feta cheese, olives, tomatoes and bell peppers. Place drained and rinsed canned chickpeas and fresh plain yogurt in separate bowls and serve them on the table along with warmed pita bread and couscous. Converted by MC_Buster.

Recipe by: Vegetarian Times, October, 1998, page 54 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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