Made with our Tri-Colored Couscous, this visually pleasing and wonderfully aromatic side dish appeals to multiple senses. With only five ingredients, this beautiful dish is also incredibly simple to make.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 15 min

Total time: 20 min

Tri-Colored Couscous with Basil
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 3 cups


  1. Bring broth, salt and butter to a boil in medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove from heat and set aside.

  2. Combine basil and couscous in large bowl, and stir to combine. Pour hot broth over couscous and immediately cover tightly with plastic wrap. Let stand for 15 minutes.

  3. Uncover and fluff with fork. Serve either hot or at room temperature.