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Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas

 Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas
Recipe provided by Jif®
4-6 ServingsReady In Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps.Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red or green bell pepper
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas (tiny deluxe, if possible)
  • 1 cup couscous

Directions

  • Heat oil in a 2 1/2 or 3 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion,
  • bell pepper and garlic. Cook just until onion is translucent. Add
  • broth and bring to a boil.
  • Whisk in peanut butter and cumin. Blend well. Season with salt and
  • pepper to taste. Add peas and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and
  • return to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat. Cover and let sit about 5 minutes or until liquid
  • is absorbed. Fluff with a fork; serve immediately. Yield: 4 to 6
  • servings.