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


  • 1 3⁄4 cups water
  • 1 tsp. chicken-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1⁄8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup couscous, uncooked
  • 3⁄4 cup frozen peas, thawed


  • 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.