Instant couscous The couscous available to buy in most Western supermarkets has been pre-steamed and dried, the package directions usually instruct to add a little boiling water to it to make it ready for consumption.
This method is quick and easy to prepare by placing the couscous in a bowl and pouring the boiling water or stock over the couscous, then covering the bowl tightly.
The couscous swells and within a few minutes is ready to fluff with a fork and serve. Pre-steamed couscous takes less time to prepare than dried pasta or grains such as rice.
Kitty Kat - If you look in the Blog and Recipe section, on the main page .... you will see a CP recipe for Garbanzo Beans and Couscous.
This is a favorite of my husband and son...TX boys can't get enough Mexican!
Cut up 1/2 Lg Onion 2 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 can Rotel tomatoes with chiles (I use the Milder vs original for my son) 1/4 cup water
Cook on low heat for the day. When you get home and it's finished, take chicken out and shred on a cutting board...will do easily. Place back in the crockpot and add one packet of Taco seasoning. Mix and let sit for 10-15 minutes. I will sometimes add a can of black beans with the Taco seasoning too. Put the chicken over rice, tortillas, or make some hearty nachos. Suprisingly shredding goes a very long way...we can typically get 6-8 servings out of 2 chicken breasts.
wow, that sounds really good. Thank You. I was just looking for a good recipe that wasn't too much like a casserole since it's summertime and dh doesn't really love them. This one is perfect. I'm going to make it this week.
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Hi, I'm new to the team but my son's favorite recipe is Crockpot Chicken Tacos 4-6 boneless chicken breast(I put them in frozen) 1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies 1 pkt of taco seasoning.
Just put in the pot and cook on low. I usually leave it about 8 hrs but have left it 11hrs with no bad side effects, When ready to eat, shred the chicken and use a slotted spoon to get the meat out. (I use the little in the bottom to make a cup of tortilla soup for myself.) Add any topping you want.
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I just found a great site for recipes. It is called about.com. Great recipes. I went for the Southern U.S. Cuisine. Look to the left and it will say crockpot recipes.
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