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Caramelized Pearl Onion Couscous from Michelle Goth (Blackberry Babe)

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Total Time:

20 minutes

Servings:

6 servings

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This caramelized pearl onion couscous recipe is an elegant, easy recipe. It’s a great side dish when you want a beautiful, flavorful and hassle-free addition to your favorite protein and vegetables.

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 box Near East Couscous Original 10 ounces
  • 2 cups low sodium broth, chicken or vegetable
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 5 ounces pearl onions, thawed
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp thyme, dried or 1 tbsp fresh
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • pinch of black pepper
  • ⅛ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • fresh herbs for garnish (rosemary, thyme, or parsley)
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This caramelized pearl onion couscous recipe is an elegant, easy recipe. It’s a great side dish when you want a beautiful, flavorful and hassle-free addition to your favorite protein and vegetables.

Cooking Instructions

  • Follow package instructions to prepare Near East Couscous Mix using broth and salt.

  • In a small, non-stick skillet, add olive oil and heat on medium.

  • Pat pearl onions dry with a paper towel to remove excess moisture. Add to skillet and sauté for 4-5 minutes until the onions begin to take on a light golden color.

  • Add water, brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, and spices to the skillet. Sauté to combine and reduce heat to low.

  • Allow to simmer for 10-12 minutes until the onions are soft and caramelized, and the water has mostly evaporated, leaving a light glaze on the onions.

  • Into a small bowl, add cooked couscous, caramelized pearl onions and parmesan cheese. Stir gently to combine.

  • Garnish with fresh herbs and serve warm.

Serve & enjoy!

Made with

Near East Couscous Original

Near East Couscous Original
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