Spicy couscous with leeks, chickpeas & peppers
Spicy Couscous Leeks Peppers Vegetables
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Title: Spicy couscous with leeks, chickpeas & peppers
Categories: Main dish, Vegetables
Yield: 4 Servings
1 c Couscous
3/4 c Vegetable juice
1/2 c Water
1 tb Olive oil
2 lg Leeks, cleaned, trimmed &
1/2 ts Chili powder
1 c Chickpeas, cooked & drained
1 ea Red bell pepper, julienned
1/4 c Cilantro, chopped
Preheat oven to 350F.
Place couscous in an ovenproof dish with a tight fitting lid. Pour
the juice & water over the couscous & stir to mix. Set aside,
uncovered, for at least 15 minutes. Then, cover the dish & bake for
Saute the leeks in oil in a large skillet, for 1 minute. Stir in the
chickpeas & chili powder. Reduce heat & cover. Cook until the leeks
are soft, about another 5 minutes. Remove the lid, slightly increase
the heat & add the pepper slices. Cook for a further 3 minutes.
Mix together the sauteed vegetables with the couscous in a large
bowl. Add the cilantro & serve.
"Vegetarian Gourmet" Winter, 1995
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