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Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 25 mins
Yield 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.

    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.

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