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Avocado and Red Pepper Israeli Couscous

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4
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The creamy avocado goes so well with the soft, fluffy couscous. And the red peppers add a bit of sweetness and crunch to the dish. It’s subtly flavored, and so, so good.
by: Sarah Walker Caron
Updated Aug 4, 2016
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  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/3 cup Israeli couscous
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red pepper
  • 2 tbsp key lime juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 1
    Combine the water and olive oil in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 12 minutes or so, until the water is fully absorbed.
  • 2
    Add the avocado, red pepper, lime juice and salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Serve immediately.
  • 3
    Have leftovers? You can save this in a tightly covered container for up to one day.

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