Here is a fusion inspired side dish using this grain. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Israeli Couscous Pilaf with Carrots(click here for printable recipe)
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, diced
3/4 cup carrots, diced
3 tablespoons spinach pesto
1 1/2 teaspoons harissa
1 cup water
1/2 cup Israeli Couscous
salt, to taste
Heat oil. Add onion and carrots and saute for a few minutes, until onions are translucent.
Add pesto, harissa and water and bring to a boil.
Stir and reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook for about 10-15 minutes, until couscous is tender. Add salt to taste.
|Pesto Israel Couscous with Carrots - love the contrast of light and shadow in this photo|
This was so yummy..full of spice & flavor...I had a bowl of it, without needing meat or anything else with it!
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