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green couscous

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

My husband wasn't too sure about this but once he tried it he loved it.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For green couscous

  • 2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter cut into pieces
  • 4 c
    vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 c
    edamame fresh or frozen
  • 1 1/2 c
    peas fresh or frozen
  • 6
    scallions chopped
  • 1/2 c
    fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 2 c
    warm water

How To Make green couscous

  • 1
    Preheat oven 400 degrees
  • 2
    Stir salt into warm water and pour over couscous and let sit 10 minutes. Using your fingers rub the oil into the couscous breaking it up. Put it in a ovenproof dish and sprinkle the butter pieces over top. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile prepare the broth. Pour the stock into a heavy sauce pan and add the edamame, scallions, and peas. Cook for 10 minutes. Add sea salt, cilantro, and parsley. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • 4
    Remove the couscous from the oven. Place on plate. Using a slotted spoon lift out the vegetables and place on couscous. Drizzle some broth around couscous. Serve with additional broth to add as desired.

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