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Couscous with Asparagus, Snow Peas and Radishes

Feel free to substitute different vegetables as they come into season throughout the summer.



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½ lb. asparagus, sliced into ¼-inch rounds (about 1¾ cups)
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¼ lb. snow peas, sliced crosswise into ¼-inch strips (about 1 cup)
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2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
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3 2-inch strips lemon zest
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1 10-oz. pkg. couscous
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3 radishes, thinly sliced (about ⅓ cup)
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3 Tbs. lemon juice
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2 Tbs. chopped chives
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2 Tbs. chopped parsley
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1 Tbs. chopped mint


1. Cook asparagus and snow peas in large pot of boiling salted water 2 to 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Drain, and rinse under cold water.

2. Bring broth and lemon zest to a boil in large pot. Put couscous in bowl, and stir in broth. Cover, and let stand 10 minutes. Discard lemon zest.

3. Fluff couscous with fork, and stir in asparagus, snow peas, radishes, lemon juice, chives, parsley, and mint. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information: 

7 g
Total Fat: 
5 g
Saturated Fat: 
0 g
42 g
0 mg
237 mg
4 g
2 g
Serves 6

Comments on this Recipe

Couscous with Asparagus, Snow Peas and Radishes Are my kind of meals that I love so much! I am going to try sugar snap and snowpea stir-fry on the memorial weekend. keep sending the Vegetarian Recipes, just love them. take care and good weekend

This sounded so good! But its missing something...and I can't quite figure out what it is. It was quite disappointing!

I probably should have remembered I didn't like couscous before I made this. But alas, my wife is a fan of couscous but didn't like this. Too bitter. Better with some tomatoes in there

little too high in sodium for my liking - try to never eat more than 90 soidum

these recipes look all so tasty I like vegetarian cooking I have a few books already to make up some of these favorite thank you.