Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas

Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas Recipes Recipe


4 to 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes


2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped red or green bell pepper
2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas (tiny deluxe, if possible)
1 cup couscous


1. HEAT oil in a 2 1/2 or 3 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cook just until onion is translucent. Add broth and bring to a boil.

2. WHISK in peanut butter and cumin. Blend well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add peas and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and return to a boil, stirring constantly.

3. REMOVE from heat. Cover and let sit about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork; serve immediately.

November 2009