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Whole Wheat Israeli Couscous

Whole Wheat Israeli Couscous

Make a traditional Israeli side dish a little healthier with this whole wheat version. Sauteing the onions and mushrooms together provides an incredible flavor to this dish.

Related: What is Israeli Couscous? +10 Ways to Cook Couscous

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 pound button or cremini mushrooms, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1¼ cups onion stock or onion bouillon mixed with water


1 In a large deep pan, saute onion and mushrooms in evoo. Once all water has evaporated and mushrooms are browned, add couscous and saute until toasted, for a few minutes.

2 Add stock, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes or until couscous is cooked and water is absorbed.  Salt and pepper to taste.