Israeli (pearl) couscous is such a nice departure from basic couscous. It has much bigger individual ‘grains’ with a creamy texture, and it is so versatile. I try to always keep the regular and whole wheat versions on hand so I can cook with a mixture of both. Mediterranean Couscous Go to recipes By Stonyfield Vegetarian Side Dishes MediterraneanIsraeli (pearl) couscous is such a nice departure from basic couscous. It has much bigger individual 'grains' with a creamy texture, and it is so versatile. I try to always keep the regular and whole wheat versions on hand so I can cook with a mixture of both. Ready In: 30 mins Level: Easy Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins Yields: 6 Servings Print RecipeIngredients1 1/2 c Israeli couscous 2 T vegetable oil2 small zucchini (about 12 ounces, trimmed and chopped)1 small red onion (thinly sliced)3/4 t salt3/4 c plain Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Yogurt1 clove garlic (minced)2 T red wine vinegar1 T extra virgin olive oil3/4 t cumin3/4 t cinnamon1/2 t coriander1/4 t ground ginger1 can chick peas (15.5 ounces, rinsed and drained)1/3 c chopped parsleydirectionsStep 1Bring 3 cups salted water to a boil over high heat. Add couscous to boiling water, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until water is absorbed and couscous is tender. Place in a large bowl and set aside.Step 2Heat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and onion to skillet and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.Step 3Meanwhile, whisk together remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, yogurt, garlic, vinegar, olive oil, cumin, cinnamon, coriander and ginger.Step 4Pour contents of skillet into bowl with couscous and add yogurt sauce, chickpeas and parsley. Stir until well combined. Serve immediately.