Couscous with Artichokes, Feta and Sun Dried tomatoes

Ingredients:

2 1/3 cups of water, divided

1/2 cup of sun dried tomatoes

1 (14 1/2 ouce) can vegetable broth

1 3/4 cup uncooked couscous

4 canned artichoke hearts, sliced

1/2 cup (2 ouces) feta cheese

1 cup chopped fresh leaf parsley

 

Directions:

1. Combine 2 cups of water and tomatoes in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave at high for 3 minutes or until water boils; cover and let stand 10 minutes or until soft. Drain and chop the tomatoes; then set aside.

2. Place 1/3 cup water and vegetable broth in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in tomatoes and remaining ingredients.

Yield: 6 servings

Serving Suggestions:

Serve with a lean protein and mixed greens.