Couscous With Pumpkin And Pine Nuts

Course : Couscous
Serves: 8 cups
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Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups pumpkin peeled -- 1/2 inch diced
1 medium onion -- diced
1 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups defatted chicken stock
1 sprig fresh thyme -- leaves only
1 dash ground cinnamon
10 ounces quick-cooking couscous
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup pine nuts -- toasted
 

Preparation / Directions:

Steam or boil pumpkin until tender-crisp. Set aside. Saute onion in olive oil in non-stick pan over low heat until just tender. Add to stock in saucepan. Bring and stock to a boil. Add thyme, cinnamon, and couscous. Stir, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork and season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in pumpkin and pine nuts. Serve immediately.


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