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Couscous with Winter Vegetables

Couscous with Winter Vegetables
Recipe Date:
December 19, 2017
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Imperial (US)
  • 2 tbsps Butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper, minced
  • 3 cups chopped peeled butternut squash
  • 1 (15-ounce) can unsalted chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsps fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce vegetarian Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup) Powered by Chicory

Heat butter and oil in a large straight-sided skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until butter melts. Add shallots; cook 3 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally. Add jalapeño; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add butternut squash; cook 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add chickpeas; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Add couscous, and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in 1 3/4 cups boiling water and salt; remove pan from heat. Cover and let stand 8 minutes. Fluff couscous mixture with a fork. Add fresh parsley and lemon juice; toss gently to combine. Top with Parmesan cheese.

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