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Couscous with Tomatoes, Sautéed Spinach and Two Cheeses

Couscous with Tomatoes, Sautéed Spinach and Two Cheeses

A flavorful side dish with spinach, tomatoes, onions and two cheeses is sure to please!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6
Calories 228 kcal


  • 3 1/2 cups packaged couscous, any flavor
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) canned Italian-style diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion rings
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 10 cups fresh spinach (10 ounces)
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 11/2 cups shredded light Cheddar cheese
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • fresh basil to garnish


  • Prepare couscous according to package directions. Heat tomatoes in small saucepan or microwave.
    In large skillet, combine onions, garlic and oil; stir over medium heat until onions are heated and fragrant. Add spinach and water; stir until spinach is wilted and tender but still bright green, about 2 minutes.
    On large platter, layer couscous, spinach and tomatoes. Sprinkle with Cheddar and Parmesan cheese and garnish with basil.


Recipe created by Cabot Creamery and provided courtesy of Dairy Max and National Dairy Council. For more recipes, visit and