Israeli Couscous With Pine Nuts and Fresh Parsley

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 33mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add pine nuts and stir until golden brown. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in the same pan over medium heat.
  • Add shallots and saute until golden. Add couscous, cinnamon stick and bay leaf, stirring until couscous browns slightly.
  • Add broth and salt then bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in the fresh parsley, pine nuts and lemon zest.
  • Optional: add the raisins for a savory/sweet taste.
  • Season with fresh cracked black pepper to taste.
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