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Whole Wheat Couscous Quickie

Whole Wheat Couscous Quickie

    2 Tbsp. extra-Virgin Olive oil
    1/2 tsp. Turmeric
    1 cup minced Onion
    3 garlic Cloves, minced
    1 1/2 cups Vegetable Stock
    1 1/4 cups Shiloh Farms Organic Whole Wheat Couscous
    2 cups frozen petite peas, thawed
    1/2 cup minced fresh chives
    Zest and juice of 1 lemon
    salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    1/3 cup Shiloh Farms sliced almonds, toasted (for garnish)

Heat oil in a large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Add turmeric, onion, and garlic; sauté, stirring often, until onion is tender and golden, about 5 minutes. Stir in stock; bring to a boil. Add couscous and stir to blend. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Stir in peas, chives, and lemon zest and juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Transfer couscous to a serving bowl, garnish with almonds, and serve.

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