Couscous with Peas and Mint
Couscous is a quick-cooking grain product made from ground semolina. Once the broth boils, it's only 5 minutes to ready-to-eat.
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (10-ounce) package frozen English peas
1 cup couscous, uncooked
2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Combine broth and butter in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
- Add peas and couscous; stir well. Return to a boil, stirring occasionally. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
- Stir in mint, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.