Veghead Couscous Pilaf

Veghead Couscous Pilaf
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Freezer Bag Cooking, One Pot Meals, Insulated Mug Method
Author: Sarah
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 2
Description Pasta pilaf full of mushrooms and tomatoes. Vegan friendly!
  • 1 c couscous
  • 1⁄2 c crumbled dried mushrooms
  • 1⁄2 c diced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 t lower sodium vegetable bouillon
  • 1⁄2 t granulated garlic
  • 1⁄2 t dried oregano
  • 2 c water
  1. At home pack everything in a quart freezer or sandwich bag, depending on method used.
  2. FBC method:
  3. Add 2 cups near boiling water to the bag. Stir well, seal tightly and put in a cozy for 10 minutes. Fluff up.
  4. Insulated mug method:
  5. Add the dry ingredients to a large mug along with 2 cups boiling water. Stir well, cover tightly and let sit for 10 minutes.
  6. One pot method:
  7. Bring two cups water to a boil, turn off your stove. Add in the dry ingredients, stirring well. Cover tightly and let sit for 10 minutes. Fluff up. In cool weather use a pot cozy.
  8. On all methods: Add salt to taste as desired.
While the dry ingredients may not seem like a lot, couscous expands quite a bit. If you eat cheese, stir in a couple Tablespoons of Parmesan cheese after it has cooked. For longer trips drizzle in a packet of extra virgin olive oil with the water.[br]Weight of dry recipe is 8.6 ounces.