This dish is exactly what you need to make before summer ends. The chewy pearls of couscous with the crunch of the pistachios, done! The raisins, they add a hint of sweetness and for some reason I feel any dish can use a touch, mint…. always a good idea!
1 cup uncooked Israeli couscous
1 small shallot, finely chopped
1/4cup olive oil
1 tsp lime zest
1/4 cup lime juice
Handful of Golden Raisin’s ( to your sweet tooth’s desire)
kosher salt to taste
pepper to taste
1 bunch radishes of your choice (about 12 ounces), chopped (2 1/2 cups)
1/2 English cucumber, chopped (1 cup)
1/2 cup roasted, salted pistachios, coarsely chopped
1/2cup chopped fresh mint
Cook couscous according to package directions. Set aside to cool.
In a large bowl whisk together shallot, olive oil, lime zest, lime juice, salt, and black pepper.
Stir in couscous, radishes, cucumber, pistachios, and mint.
Taste for seasoning and then let sit in the refrigerator for an hour.
Taste for seasoning again. Enjoy!