Garlicky and Cheesy One-Pot Ptitim

Ptitim (Israeli couscous) is so easy and delicious

One pot ptitim - Jewlish

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2 tablespoons butter

¼ cup olive oil

4 cloves garlic, sliced

¼ teaspoon crushed chili peppers

2  cups ptitim (Israeli couscous/pearl couscous)

2 ¼ cups water

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

2 cups spinach

1 cup parmesan, shredded

salt and pepper, to taste

Cover, Simmer 12 mins

Parsley, chopped



1. Add the butter, olive oil, garlic and crushed chili peppers to a pot on medium heat. Stir and cook for 2 minutes until fragrant.

2. Add the ptitim and stir. Fry the ptitim for 1-2 minutes until it begins to look golden.

3. Add the water and stir. Cover and turn the heat down to medium-low. Simmer for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. Remove from heat and add the tomatoes, spinach, parmesan, salt and pepper. Mix.

5. Garnish with chopped parsley and extra parmesan.