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Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas

Prep time  |  Cook time:  |  Yield 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

1 tbsp (15mL) Vegetable Oil
½ cup (125mL) chopped onions
½ cup (125mL) chopped red pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 ½ cups (375mL) chicken stock
½ tsp (2mL) ground cumin
½ cup (125mL) Adams® 100% Natural Creamy Peanut Butter
1 cup (250mL) couscous
1 cup (250mL) frozen peas
2 tbsp (30mL) chopped cilantro
1 green onion, thinly sliced

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, pepper and garlic. Cook until transluscent. Add the broth and cumin and bring to a boil.
  3. Whisk in the peanut butter. Blend well.
  4. Stir in couscous and return to the boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from heat and let sit covered, about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Fluff with fork and stir in peas, cilantro and green onions.
  7. Cover and let sit another 5 minutes or until peas are thawed. Serve.

Tips:

  • This is an excellent side dish served warm or cold.