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Monday, January 28, 2008

Curry Couscous

I don't think I particularly enjoyed Mediterranean food growing up, but boy, do I love it now! It's something I like to try occasionally, and wish I could make more often. This is a good recipe I got from a college roommate. Although it has curry in the name, there's really not very much curry in the recipe. It's a yummy, savory sausage main dish that I like to make when I can't bear the thought of making another casserole involving cream of mushroom soup!

3 C water
2 T butter
1 t salt
1 1/2 C couscous
combine all ingredients in a large saucepan, bring to boil, stir, reduce heat to low, let cook for 5 minutes.

Curry Mix:
12 oz. pork sausage (I used Jimmy Dean's reduced fat)
1 C onion
1/4 C pistachios, chopped
1/2 T curry powder
1/2 t salt
1 t garlic powder
1 T parsley, chopped
1/2 C water
Cook sausage, drain fat, add onion and all other ingredients. Cook until onion is tender. Toss with couscous.


Merilee said...

Emily this sounds delicious. I will have to try this. Couscous is a pasta right? Can I get it anywhere? What section is it in at the market? Merilee

Emily said...

Yes, couscous is pasta. At my grocer, it's next to the Rice-a-Roni. A brand called Far East or (Near East?) sells it. You can also find whole wheat couscous at Trader Joe's.