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Couscous with Pistachios


Chopped pistachios and sliced scallions flavor this versatile side dish.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, December 2006


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 scallion, white and green parts separated and thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup couscous
  • 1/3 cup shelled pistachios, chopped


  1. In a medium saucepan with a lid, heat oil over medium. Add white part of scallion; season with salt and pepper, and cook until soft, 1 minute.

  2. Add 1 cup water; bring to a boil. Add couscous, remove from heat, cover, and let stand for at least 5 minutes. Add pistachios and remaining scallion. Season with salt and pepper; fluff with a fork, and serve.

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