Alert: Do not waste your money on buying flavored, boxed cous cous! It is so simple to make flavorful cous cous without buying the boxed versions. Rather, with a few simple things from you pantry and fridge, you can have an easy, super flavorful side dish with less sodium and preservatives! Typically, most stores carry cous cous in the bulk area (you know the area - the one where you measure out your own ingredients . ..candy, grains, dried fruits etc). It is so much less spendy buying it from this area. You will save yourself a few bucks by going this route. No lie. And this side dish? Guaranteed to be loved by everyone in your family.
Parmesan and Chive Cous Cous
1 Cup Cous Cous
1 and 1/2 Cups Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
3 Tablespoons Butter
2 Tablespoons Chives
1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
In medium sized pot, add the chicken broth. Heat until boiling. Once boiling, remove the heat and add the cous cous, butter, chives and Parmesan cheese. Cover the pot and let stand 6-10 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork before serving.