Ingredients

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup pearl or Israeli couscous 3 garlic cloves, minced3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup pearl or Israeli couscous 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/3 cup pimento stuffed green olives, halved 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/3 cup pimento stuffed green olives, halved 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Ingredients

  1. Heat the oil in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until slightly softened, 3-4 minutes. Add the couscous and cook until lightly browned, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in the garlic and raisins and cook, stirring often, until raisins soften slightly, 2 minutes. Add 1 1/3 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the liquid has been absorbed, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the olives, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Yield: 4-6 Servings
  • Course: Side Dish