Very light and tasty! I love that it's something "out of the ordinary." My hubby was very skeptical by the sight of it-but he ended up having three helpings!
Couscous with Peas and Feta
Yield: 6 servings
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 cup uncooked couscous
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 3/4 cup frozen sweet green peas, thawed
- 1/4 purple onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
- Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat, and stir in couscous; let stand 10 minutes. Transfer couscous to a large bowl.
- Stir together olive oil, lemon rind, and next 3 ingredients; add to couscous, stirring with a fork.
- Toss peas, sliced onion, crumbled feta, and chopped mint gently into couscous; cover and chill at least 2 hours. Stir in pine nuts just before serving.
- Prep: 30 min., Chill: 2 hrs.
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