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    Pilaf Couscous

    Pilaf Couscous. Photo by CaliforniaJan

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    Andi of Longmeadow Farm's Note:

    Recipe for couscous.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a 1-cup glass measure, combine the coriander and cumin.
    2. 2
      Microwave on high for 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Let cool, then grind the spices with a mortar and pestle or a spice mill.
    4. 4
      Spread the pine nuts on a plate.
    5. 5
      Microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, or until just golden and aromatic.
    6. 6
      In a 2 1/2-quart casserole, combine the onions, garlic, and 1 teaspoon of the oil.
    7. 7
      Microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until the onions are crisp-tender.
    8. 8
      Add the fennel and the remaining 1 teaspoon oil.
    9. 9
      Microwave on high for 3 minutes, or until the fennel is crisp-tender.
    10. 10
      Add the peppers.
    11. 11
      Microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until the peppers are crisp-tender.
    12. 12
      Meanwhile, in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, bring the stock and margarine or butter to a boil.
    13. 13
      Stir in the couscous.
    14. 14
      Cover the pan, remove it from the heat, and let stand for 5 minutes.
    15. 15
      Add the chick-peas and raisins to the casserole.
    16. 16
      Microwave on high for 3 minutes, or until heated through.
    17. 17
      Fluff the couscous with a fork.
    18. 18
      Place in a large serving bowl.
    19. 19
      Sprinkle with the spices and pine nuts.
    20. 20
      Add the vegetables and toss to combine.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 28, 2011

      55

      Wow Andi this is an excellent couscous. We loved it and it is pretty too with all the colorful ingredients. I made it for ZWT #7 and the amazing team Witchin Kitchen!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pilaf Couscous

    Serving Size: 1 (336 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 454.6
     
    Calories from Fat 112
    24%
    Total Fat 12.5 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 233.1 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 75.6 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 8.6 g
    34%
    Sugars 13.5 g
    54%
    Protein 12.6 g
    25%

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