Couscous with Peas

Couscous is a tiny pasta popular in North African cuisine. It is very easy and quick to make and is a nice alternative to rice or potatoes as a side dish. You can buy it at most supermarkets.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups water
  • 1 tsp. chicken-flavored bouillon granules
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup couscous, uncooked
  • ¾ cup frozen peas, thawed

Directions

  • Combine water, bouillon granules, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat. Add couscous and peas. Cover and let stand until liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender, about 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.