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Israeli Couscous and Cheese

Israeli Couscous and Cheese

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Chef John

Chef John

Since Israeli couscous is nothing more than tiny balls of lightly toasted pasta dough, it works well in this macaroni-n-cheese style dish.

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  • Calories:
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 11.4 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 740 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir couscous in the melted butter until slightly toasted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until most of the stock is absorbed and the couscous have plumped, 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Stir heavy cream and pimientos into couscous; add cayenne pepper and cook until couscous is tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Add more broth if needed.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in Cheddar cheese until melted; add chives and stir to combine. Season with salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste.
  5. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Reviews

DanuNepthys
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DanuNepthys

12/17/2013

I made a few small changes... I didn't include the pimientos because I didn't have them, and I added smoked paprika because I love it. I thought this dish was creamy and warm and perfect for a cold night. My family agrees.

Agnes Mejias
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Agnes Mejias

8/12/2014

Honestly I didnt like the flavors of this recipe. Sorry.

kymbrown1
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kymbrown1

5/15/2014

The only change I made was to omit the pimientos. I love them but my husband and daughter won't touch them so to keep the peace I left them out. I have only recently discovered this type of couscous after spying it in the international foods section so I was so thankful to find this recipe. It is truly delicious, fast, and so very easy!

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