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Dinner Tonight: Summer Squash Couscous with Sultanas, Pistachios, and Mint (via Food52)

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[Photograph: Sarah Shatz via Food52]

This recipe from Food52 uses a very summery ingredient: summer squash (although any squash/zucchini will do). The squash is the base of the dish even though the couscous is a substantial grain. All the recipe's components serve to highlight the squash as the main ingredient. The chopped pistachios accentuate the inherent nuttiness of the squash, while the sultanas/golden raisins bring out the sweetness. Lemon juice and mint brighten the whole dish up. Pretty limited cooking make this a great summer option.

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About the Author: Will Gibney is currently a summer intern here at Serious Eats and loves being around so much food. He recently found true love in a Jamón de Bellota in Spain

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