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One Pot Mexican Couscous

  • Author: Chuck Underwood
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Mexican


A quick and easy, One Pot Mexican Couscous. Ready in 20 minutes and only one pot to clean up! Super easy, McDougall Compliant, and 100% Fat Free.


  • 1 bunch Green Onions ((chopped))
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper ((diced))
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper ((diced))
  • 2 cloves Garlic ((minced))
  • 1 Jalapeno
  • 1 can Black Beans, drained & rinsed ((15oz))
  • 1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes ((15oz))
  • 2 Tbs Salsa
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Mexican Oregano
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup Couscous ((or Quinoa))
  • 1 cup Vegetable Broth ((low sodium))


  1. Saute vegetables in a small amount of veggie broth until softened
  2. Add beans, tomatoes, and spices and stir to combine
  3. Add Couscous and stir to mix thoroughly
  4. Add Veggie Broth and heat to boiling
  5. Reduce heat to med-low and cover
  6. Simmer 20 minutes


Garnish with additional salsa, cilantro, avocado, or lime juice