Pearl Couscous

Summer Pearl Couscous with Garlic Scapes

Israeli/ Pearl/ Regular Couscous is a small whole grain-like food made from semolina or wheat flour. It has a slight toasty and nutty flavor and is chewy in texture. It can be made like a regular pasta dish. Just add some vegetables and leafy green. You can always try it with pesto or some regular vinegar oil maple dressing. Enjoy it!!

½ cup couscous
2 tsp olive oil
¼ cup onions
¼ cup carrots
½ cup thinly sliced kale
¼ cup mushrooms
¼ sliced cup garlic scapes
¼ cup walnut
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp minced mint leaves
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. In a deep sauté pan, add couscous and 1 cup water and cook it for 20 min. Add a drop of oil to it. Fluff it using the fork.
  2. In a separate pan, warm the oil and add vegetables to it and sauté at a high flame. Do not overcook the vegetables.
  3. Add couscous, walnut, salt, pepper and vinegar to it. Add mint leaves to it. Serve hot or cold!