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Couscous with Peas and Mint


2 tbsp Best Choice Butter
1 bag of Best Choice Frozen Peas
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 tsp Best Choice Superior Selections Salt
1/4 tsp Clearly by Best Choice Ground Pepper
1 1/4 cup water
1 cup Moroccan couscous
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp lemon zest
2 tsp fresh mint, chopped
5 mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Couscous with Peas and Mint Recipe

Side dishes just got a lot more exciting! We combined fresh flavor with frozen food to make a dish that is quick and easy to make but delicious and nutritious. Our Couscous with Peas and Mint recipe makes the perfect side dish for your next big meal.


Gather the garlic, mint, and lemon.

Gather the garlic, mint, and lemon

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Add the frozen peas and cook for 2 minutes.

Place the chopped garlic, salt, and pepper in the pan and continue cooking for 2 minutes.

Peas, garlic, and spices cooking in frying pan

Add the water and increase the heat to medium-high.

Bring the water to a boil, and then add the couscous.

Add the couscous to the frying pan and allow to cook

Stir the contents, cover the pan, and remove it from the heat. Let the contents sit, off the heat, for 5 minutes.

Stir in the lemon juice, zest, and chopped mint.

Fluff the couscous and stir the contents gently with a fork.

Fluff the couscous with a fork and stir the ingredients

Serve the Couscous with Peas and Mint while it’s warm.

Finished Couscous with Peas and Mint recipe

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