Couscous with Butternut Squash & Pine Nuts
Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes • Serves: 4
1 tablespoon Essential Everyday® butter
1 teaspoon Essential Everyday® olive oil
1 cup diced yellow onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1-1/2 cups peeled and diced butternut squash
2 cups Wild Harvest® chicken broth
1 box (10 ounces) plain couscous
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese (optional)
1. In large saucepot, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is soft. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add squash and partially cover pot. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until squash is just tender, stirring occasionally.
2. Add broth and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, green onions, pine nuts, parsley and rosemary. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 7 to 8 minutes or until couscous is tender.
3. Fluff couscous with fork; stir in salt and pepper. Serve immediately topped with cheese curls, if desired.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
348 Calories, 8g Fat (2g Saturated), 8mg Cholesterol,
147mg Sodium, 60g Carbohydrates, 4g Fiber, 13g Protein