Israeli Couscous Pilaf with Peas and Red Pepper

Israeli Couscous Pilaf with Peas and Red Pepper

Ingredients

  • Israeli Couscous Pilaf with Peas and Red Pepper
  • Serves 4
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, seeded, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups Israeli couscous
  • 2 cups chicken stock or water
  • 1 cup peas, frozen
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • fresh basil, parsley, oregano, or dill, gently torn for garnish

Instructions

In a pan over medium high heat add olive oil and onion. Cook until translucent, about 4 minutes and add red pepper, salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute. Add couscous and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add chicken stock or water and turn to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and continue cooking and occasionally stirring for 8-10 minutes until the couscous is almost cooked. Add water if needed if the pan is too dry. Add peas and cook until they are heated through about 2 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese and taste for seasoning and add water until desired consistency. Garnish with fresh herb and serve.

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