Spicy Portabella Couscous

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Spicy Portabella Couscous
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Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Portabella mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup couscous (uncooked)

Preparation

Preparation

1 Trim portabella stems, if attached; slice mushrooms. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium high heat.

2 Add portabellas; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 7 minutes; remove from skillet to a plate; cover to keep warm.

3 Add remaining two tablespoons of olive oil to skillet. Stir in onion, cumin and cinnamon; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes.

4 Add orange juice, cook at a brisk simmer until liquid reduces to 1 cup, about 5 minutes.

5 Meanwhile, prepare couscous: In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil. stir in couscous, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

6 Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 10 minutes. If desired, stir in sliced green onions, golden raisins and sliced almonds.

7 To serve, divide couscous among 4 plates; top each with portabellas; drizzle with orange-cumin sauce.

Source: Photo and Recipe Courtesy of Mushroom Council and Mushroominfo.com