Vegan Moroccan Couscous
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, diced
3 cups vegetable broth
2 carrots, peeled and julienned
2 turnips, peeled and julienned
1 sweet potato, julienned
1 zucchini, julienned
1 red bell pepper, julienned
1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 pinch saffron
1 pinch curry powder
2 cups uncooked couscous
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat; saute onion until golden.
Pour in vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Stir in carrots, turnips and
sweet potato. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 15 minutes.
Reduce heat to low and add zucchini and red bell pepper. Simmer for 20
Stir in garbanzo beans, tomato sauce, cinnamon, turmeric, saffron and
curry powder. Simmer until heated through.
Meanwhile, bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover and
remove from heat. Let stand 5 to 7 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve
with vegetables on top.