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Food Gold: Israeli Couscous with Carmelized Onions + Feta

Posted on Oct 28th, 2010

Couscous, what is it? No that’s not an ICP lyric but a real question. Well, without being Timmy Technical I can tell you that couscous is a grain product usually made from wheat. It is almost always cooked by adding hot liquid and letting that liquid soak into the grain, unlike pasta, which is dunked into boiling hot water and then drained. What this means for us home cooks is that couscous is super easy to whip up in a one pot meal and a great vehicle for other, stronger flavors. Here we add delicious sweet onions that have been caramelized over low heat, punchy/salty feta cheese and a generous amount of fresh mint and lemon juice. It’s delightful, really. Recipe after the jump! Read More