Mintea Couscous

2 bagsNumi Organic Tea, Simply Mint Teasan
½ cupBoiling water
1 TablespoonOlive oil
1 mediumYellow onion, chopped fine
1 cloveGarlic, finely minced
1 largeTomato, seeded and finely chopped
2 TablespoonsBlack raisins
½ cupChick peas (cooked or canned)
½ teaspoonGround cinnamon
½ teaspoonSaffron threads
1 teaspoonSalt
2 cupsCooked couscous (small semolina pasta balls)


Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Steep 2 tea bags in the boiling water. Set aside.

Saut´┐Ż onions and garlic in the oil over medium heat until golden. Add tomato, raisins, chick peas, cinnamon, saffron, and salt. Cook 5 minutes.

Add strained teasan and simmer another 3 minutes.

Combine mixture with couscous or pasta and serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 4 servings.

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