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Israeli Couscous with Fresh Peas and Mint

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Total Time
15 mins

Also known as pearl couscous, Israeli couscous has an appealing tender-chewy texture.

Israeli Couscous with Fresh Peas and Mint

Thomas J. Story
 3 cups chicken broth
 2 cups Israeli couscous
 1 cup fresh peas
 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Step 1

Bring broth and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium pan. Stir in couscous and peas. Lower heat to medium and cook, stirring frequently, until couscous and peas are tender, 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in mint and cook 1 minute. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 6 to 8 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 224Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.5g1%

Saturated Fat 0.1g1%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 253mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 45g15%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 9.3g19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.