Since our last couscous recipe was so popular, we are sharing another. This one is just as easy and totally delicious. Yes, you're taste buds are ready for this one!
You can serve them as is, as the sidekick of rice quinoa or millet. Chop them on top of
pasta and smother them in rich delicious sauce, or use them in your next sandwich with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!
1 cup couscous (soaked in 1 cup of boiling water as per package instructions)
1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
1/2 cup raw sesame seeds
1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup sweet red pepper
1 medium onion
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 stalk celery
3 Tbsp. sweet paprika powder
1 tsp. Italian Seasoning
Salt to taste
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cup water or more if needed
In a blender or food processor with as little water as possible, process the veggies and the sesame seeds until you get a smooth paste.
Scrape into a bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and seasonings, pouring little bits of water as you combine them until you get a good dough.
Form patties with the dough of any size you like and place into a non-stick baking sheet.
Bake at 375º F until golden on both sides, turning once.
Yield: 15 (medium sized patties, less if larger, more if smaller)