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Red Pepper Couscous

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup uncooked Israeli couscous
  • 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted tomato paste

Nutrition Information

  • calories 217
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 53 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add couscous; sauté 3 minutes. Add bell pepper and onion; sauté 4 minutes. Add chicken stock and tomato paste; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.