Vegetable couscous with steeped paprika
Couscous Vegetarian Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:55 AM. Recipe ID 26578. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Vegetable couscous with steeped paprika
Categories: Main dish, Vegetarian
Yield: 6 Servings
2 c Vegetable stock
1 tb Paprika
1 1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Pepper
1 c Couscous
1 tb Olive oil
1/2 c Red onion(s), chopped
3 ea Scallions, sliced
1/2 ea Carrot, diced
1/2 c Red bell pepper, diced
1/2 c Yellow bell pepper, diced
1 c Tomato, diced
1/4 c Parsley, chopped
1. In a saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, bring the stock to a boil.
Remove 3 tbs of the boiling stock and dissolve the paprika in it.
Pour this back into the pot. Add 1 tsp salt and ¬ tsp pepper. Return
the stock to a boil.
2. Remove the stock from the heat and add the couscous. stir, cover,
and let stand for about 5 minutes.
3. Heat a skillet for 1 minute; add the olive oil, then the onion and
scallions. Saut‚ until the onion begins to color, about 2 minutes.
Add the carrot and peppers and saut‚ for 1 minute. Add the tomato and
saut‚ 1 minute more. Add the remaining « tsp salt and the remaining ¬
tsp pepper, then stir. Add the parsley and stir again. Remove from
4. Add the couscous to the skillet and fluff it as you mix it with the
vegetables. Serve immediately or at room temperature.
Can be refrigerated for 1 day. Return to room temperature before
"The Occasional Vegetarian" by Karen Lee. Posted by Diane Lazarus
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