FIRST Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in couscous, snow peas, oil, and ½ teaspoon salt, remove from heat, cover, and let sit for 5 minutes.
LAST Flake couscous with fork and place in large mixing bowl. Add peaches, pistachios, lime juice, and olive oil. Toss to coat, stir in mint, and season with salt and pepper. Serve cold or room temperature.
Couscous Salad with Snow Peas, Peaches, and Mint
A Gena Knox Original
This summer side dish pairs Georgia Peaches with fresh mint. The perfect side to any summer grill out.
COOK TIME 10 minutes
YIELDS 4 servings
1 ¼ cups water
1 cup regular or whole wheat couscous
½ tablespoon olive oil
1 ½ cups fresh peaches, pitted and diced
1 cup fresh or frozen and thawed snow peas
¼ cup shelled pistachios
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup fresh mint, torn into small pieces
Peaches are a very dynamic fruit, able to be made into the sweetest of dishes as well as complement the most savory steaks.
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