Mexican Couscous

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 11, 2023
This couscous recipe is the perfect side dish for any Mexican meal. John Slivon, Milton, Florida
Mexican Couscous Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup uncooked couscous
  • 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed


  1. Bring salsa and water to a boil in a small saucepan; stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 10 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork; stir in beans. Top servings with avocado.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 239 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 336mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein.

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