Taste of Morocco

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

Very exotic, but amazingly simple. A great veggie/vegan main course or a perfect side dish.

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  1. Sautè the zucchini, sweet potato, and garlic in the oil until partially cooked, about 5 minutes.
  2. Use water as necessary to keep the vegetables from sticking.
  3. Drain and rinse the chick peas.
  4. Add the spices, chick peas, and peppers to the pan.
  5. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, place the couscous and raisins in another saucepan.
  7. Add enough water so that the couscous is covered by about 1/2 inch.
  8. Bring the mixture to a boil, then cover tightly, remove from the heat, and let set at least 10 minutes.
  9. Remove the cover from the pepper/chick pea mixture, stir, and cook a few minutes longer to heat thoroughly and thicken.
  10. Serve the bean-pepper stew over the couscous.