Avocado Tabbouleh Appetizer

Ingredients

  • 1 cup  pearl couscous
  • small shallot, chopped
  • scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup  grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise
  • ripe avocados, roughly cut into squares
  • bunch parsley, chopped
  • bunch cilantro, chopped
  •   Juice and zest of 2 lemons
  •   Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

As someone who loves fresh herbs, this recipe is a quick favorite. Adding avocados to it just makes it that much tastier. The best part of this dish is that it can be made ahead and stored in the fridge because the flavors just get better with time. You'd think that the avocado would brown, but because of the acid in the dressing, it actually is fine. But, you can always make it with a new batch of ripe avocado when you eat it next. 

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Directions

Cook 1 cup of couscous according to the package directions. Set aside and let cool. 

Meanwhile, combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl, seasoning to taste. Add in the cooled couscous, taste again, reseasoning as needed, and serve. 

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