"My newfound dish...Couscous! From everydayhealth."
1 3/4 cups
asparagus, diagonally cut into 1 inch slices
garlic cloves, minced
1 1/4 cups
chicken broth, fat and salt-free
couscous, such as Israeli couscous
fresh ground black pepper
red bell pepper, chopped
cashew nuts, chopped and lightly salted
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.
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.
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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Israeli Couscous With Asparagus (cont.)