Moroccan Peanut Couscous with Peas

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Canola Oil

1/2 cup chopped onions

1/2 cup chopped red or green bell pepper

2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth

1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

Salt and pepper

1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas (tiny deluxe, if possible)

1 cup couscous


  1. HEAT oil in a 2 1/2 or 3 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cook just until onion is translucent. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  2. WHISK in peanut butter and cumin. Blend well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add peas and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and return to a boil, stirring constantly.
  3. REMOVE from heat. Cover and let sit about 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork; serve immediately.