Couscous With Pine Nuts (Barefoot Contessa)

Vickie Parks


This is really easy to make and quite delicious.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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4 Tbsp
unsalted butter
3/4 c
chopped shallots (3 to 4 shallots)
3 c
chicken stock
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
fresh ground black pepper
1 1/2 c
1/2 c
toasted pine nuts (pignolis)
1/4 c
dried currants
2 Tbsp
fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

How to Make Couscous With Pine Nuts (Barefoot Contessa)


  • 1Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the shallots and cook them over medium-low heat for 3 minutes, until translucent.
  • 2Add the chicken stock, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat. Stir in the couscous, cover the pan, and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • 3Add the pine nuts, currants, and parsley and fluff with a fork to combine.

    Serve hot.

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About Couscous With Pine Nuts (Barefoot Contessa)

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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