Adventurous Couscous Medley


[For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):

Seasoning: 
  • 2 tsp. dried parsley flakes 
  • 1 Tbsp. roasted pine nuts
[For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 1/6 small onion 
  • 7 morel mushrooms, fresh or dried (rehydrate with water) (may substitute with 2 oz. oyster mushrooms)
  • 2/3 carrot
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth 
  • 1/2 cup green peas, fresh or frozen 
  • 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil 
  • 1/4 tsp. salt 
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper 
  • 1/2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 
  • 1/3 cup couscous  
Seasoning: 
  • 1 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes 
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. roasted pine nuts  

*This recipe was developed for Stainless Steel Food Jars SW-EAE35/50. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar models.

*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst.

1

Preheat the Zojirushi food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat. 
2

Mince onion. Cut morel mushrooms in small bite-size pieces. Dice carrot into small pieces. 
3

Place chicken broth, onion, mushrooms, carrot and green peas in a sauce pan. Add chicken broth, olive oil, salt, black pepper, wine vinegar and bring to a boil over high heat.
4

Reduce heat to medium low and cook for two minutes.
5

Discard hot water from the food jar and add couscous.
6

Fill with ingredients from step 4 until 1 cm below the ridge. Close lid, allow ingredients to set for a minimum of 1 hour and up to 6 hours. 
7

Add parsley, pine nuts and mix well before eating. Enjoy!
8

Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling.