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Jeweled Couscous Pilaf

Add some color to your party spread with this simple, vibrant couscous.

Serves 6
Ready in 15 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 10 mins
191 calories per serving


> 1 (5.9 oz) box couscous
> 1 leek
> 2 tbsp oil
> 1 (12 oz) pkg mixed sliced peppers
> ½ cup dried cranberries
> ¼ cup chopped parsley
> 2 tbsp lemon juice


Cook couscous according to package directions.
Meanwhile, wash and slice white and pale green portion of leek. Heat oil in a large skillet and sauté sliced leeks and peppers for 10 min., or until soft and starting to brown.
Stir vegetables, cranberries, parsley, and lemon juice into couscous. Season with salt (in moderation) and pepper, to taste.

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