A delicious summer dish. It's satisfying on its own, yet light enough to be served with grilled meats. Couscous is cooked with carrots, courgette, yellow summer squash, peppers, mushrooms and chickpeas.
Parmesan cheese is not truly vegetarian, as it contains animal rennet. To make this dish 100% vegetarian, omit the cheese or find a suitable vegetarian substitute made without animal rennet. In supermarkets look for the 'parmesan style hard cheeses' which are suitable for vegetarians.
Tons of veggies. NOT enough spice. Double everything, add garlic. - 02 Aug 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I am rating this recipe graciously because to make it to my liking would be easy. However, this took me TWO HOURS to make, start to finish. All the veggie prep work was very time consuming. I didn't like the tomatoes, so I'll leave em out next time, and I'll have to agree with a previous reviewer and say that the spices should be doubled. This is a bit on the bland side (to me anyway). - 04 Aug 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I thought this was excellent. Lots of veggies. Loved the spices. I didn't top it with the almonds or orange zest because I didn't have them. I added an extra can of beans. If you use large veggies you won't have much if any liquid, but that's how I like it.. - 21 Jul 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)