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Couscous Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Pecorino Cheese

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Category: Grains

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Chopped shallots or green
  • -onions
  • 1 tb Slivered garlic
  • 2 c Sliced Shiitake mushrooms;
  • -stems removed
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 c Large Israeli type couscous
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 4 c Rich chicken or vegetable
  • -stock
  • 1 tb Grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 c Seeded diced firm ripe
  • -tomato
  • 1/4 c Chopped chives
  • 1/2 c Freshly grated Pecorino
  • -cheese


Grilled or roasted fresh
-wild mushrooms such as
-Morel or Oyster and grilled
-scallions if desired

Saute the shallots, garlic and Shiitakes in olive oil until lightly
colored. Add the couscous and saute for a minute or two longer. Add the
wine and 1 cup of the stock and stir occasionally until liq uid is
absorbed. Add remaining stock and continue to cook and stir occasionally
until stock is nearly absorbed (about 10 minutes). Stir in lemon zest,
tomatoes, chives and cheese and serve immediately in warm bowls topped with
grilled mushrooms and scallions if using. Yield: 6 serving

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