We went to Costco last weekend and I bought a 5 lb bag of Israeli couscous.Now I have to figure out what to make with it. We will be eating this for awhile. Since we are veg for lent thought about using the mushrooms I had. Adding crushed peanuts adds some protein.
Mushroom Peanut Couscous
1 cup Israeli couscous
2 cups water ( or any stock)
1/2 onion diced
1 container sliced mushrooms
1 tbs olive oil
1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tbs chopped cilantro or parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbs chopped roasted unsalted peanuts
In a sauce pan heat up oil, add onions and mushrooms. Saute unto soft, then add, salt, pepper, turmeric, chili flakes. Mix in couscous to combine. Add water and cover. Simmer for 8-10 mts until water is evaporated. Top with 2 tbs chopped peanuts and parsley or cilantro. Serve warm or cold.
I’m having this for lunch with some diced cucumber topped with feta cheese.