Israeli Couscous With Asparagus

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by gailanng

My newfound dish...Couscous! From everydayhealth.

Top Review by zoom30

This is DELICIOUS!! My first time using Israeli couscous and it is so much better than regular couscous.
The only variation I made to the recipe was to leave out the bell pepper and cashews, which I did not have on hand.
All three of my toddlers ate it up and asked for seconds! Even my husband who does not like regular couscous said it was tasty and had seconds.
I got my Israeli couscous from whole foods. I think it cost me $1 for a cup out of their bulk bins.
Thanks for a great recipe that will definitely be part of my regular rotation!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To cook asparagus place water in a medium saucepan; bring water to a boil. Add asparagus, and cook 2 minutes or just until crisp-tender; drain. Place asparagus in ice water 1 minute; drain. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken broth and salt; bring to a boil. Add couscous; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in asparagus, black pepper, red bell pepper and cashews. Cook an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

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