quick vegetarian recipes

Couscous-Lentil Dinner

Real Mom Prep Time:   10 + 3 minutes

1 Tbsp   15 mL


  Saute in a large pot
1/2 cup   125 mL

chopped onion

  until onion is tender.



3 cups

  750 mL


  Add to pot. Bring to a boil.

2 cups

  500 mL

vegetable cocktail juice

  Reduce heat to low.

2 cups

  500 mL

brown lentils, rinsed

  Cover and simmer for at least
2   2

bay leaves

  30 minutes (until lentils are




  soft but not mushy).




  Remove from heat.




  Discard bay leaves.




2 cups   500 mL


  Add to pot. Stir to mix.
1/4 cup   50 mL

grated Parmesan cheese

  Cover and let stand until

2 tsp

  10 mL


  couscous is soft (about 5

1 can

  1 can

diced tomatoes





  Uncover; fluff with a fork.