Wednesday, September 4, 2013 'What's in the Fridge?', Vegetable Couscous

This week's edition of the 'what's in the fridge?' game, I used an assortment of vegetables and a box of couscous I had in the cupboard. It's only lightly seasoned but the chicken broth and tomatoes add to the flavor. The chickpeas are used for protein and the couscous helps bind the dish together to make a complete meal out of the odds and ends I had left in the fridge.

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3 Cups Cooked Couscous
1/2 Onion, Diced
2-3 Cloves Garlic
1/4 Yellow Bell Pepper, Diced
1 Can Diced Tomatoes
4-5 Stalks Asparagus, Chopped
1 Can Chickpeas, Rinsed
Nub of White Cheddar Cheese, Finely Shredded

Serves 4
Sauté Onions in Olive Oil, when they become translucent add Garlic and cook for 3 minutes more. Add Yellow Bell Peppers cook for a few minutes more. (I like my veggies warmed thru but with a little crunch.) add Diced Tomato and simmer. Mix in Asparagus, Chickpeas. Remove from heat and combine with cooked Couscous.

Happy Cooking,

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