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Moroccan Roasted Eggplant & Zucchini Cous Cous

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Yield 2 Servings

Ingredients

1 cup cous cous, uncooked

1 zucchini, diced

1 small eggplant diced

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp lemon zest

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 clove garlic, grated

1 tbsp chopped fresh mint

1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

2 tsp Moroccan Seasoning 

salt

Instructions

  1. Cook 1 cup cous cous according to package directions, until fluffy.Remove from heat & transfer into large serving bowl and let cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spread a large baking sheet with the zucchini and eggplant tossed in 1-2 tbsp olive oil, salt & pepper. Roast for about 20 minutes, turning once in between or until vegetables are golden brown on both sides. Remove from oven and immediately toss with 1 tsp garlic powder and 1 tsp moroccan seasoning. 
  3. To the cous cous, add 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, mint, parsley, remaining 1 tsp moroccan seasoning, and salt. Toss well and taste. It should have a bright lemon flavor and hints of the herbs- so add more of any ingredient to your liking.
  4. Add the roasted vegetables to the cous cous and gently combine.
  5. Enjoy as a warm or cold salad, or side dish!

Recipe by The Chutney Life at https://thechutneylife.com/recipes/appetizers/moroccancouscous/