Yellow Pearl Couscous with Edamame

3

PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

4 Adult Sized Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes, Standing time: 5 minutes
Yellow Pearl Couscous with Edamame

Andrew Grinton

This Yellow Pearl Couscous with Edamame recipe is the perfect vegetarian side dish. Recipe by Eshun Mott.


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/3 cups Israeli couscous , (sometimes called pearl couscous or maftoul)
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp grated orange zest
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame , rinsed with warm water to defrost
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsely

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a saucepan over mediumhigh. Add the couscous and cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 min or until lightly toasted.
  • Add turmeric and cinnamon and sauté 1 min longer. Add water, honey, salt and orange zest and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 7 to 8 min or until the couscous is almost cooked.
  • Add edamame and cook for 2 min longer or until just tender and the liquid is absorbed. Remove pot from heat.
  • Let couscous stand, partially covered, for 5 min.
  • Add parsley and fluff with a fork.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 284,
  • Protein
  • 10 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 447 mg.