Spring Vegetable Couscous
It's and easy Middle Eastern variation on Pasta Primavera and delicious . "This recipe is so easy and it won't let you down. Great when there is a cool breeze and when it's warm outside",says Mr Food.
Recipe and photo from Mr. Food.
1 mediumzucchini, diced
1 largecarrot, diced or shredded
1 mediumyellow bell pepper, diced
1 smallonion, diced
10 ozpkg. thawed frozen peas
2 1/4 cwater or broth of choice
1 1/4 tspsalt
1/4 tspblack pepper
10 ozpkg. couscous
How to Make Spring Vegetable Couscous
- In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add zucchini, carrot, bell pepper, and onion and sauté for 5 minutes, or until crisp tender.
- Add peas, water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add couscous; mix well. Cover and allow to sit for 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff lightly with a fork and serve.
- Options: Can use and vegetable you have on hand; and any spiced you like.
Sometimes I add celery and mushrooms and broccoli, nuts and cheese..cooked meat or fish may also be added....