Couscous with Almonds

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Cathleen Colbert

from Don't allow this to sit longer than 2 hours as couscous will become mushy.

Top Review by bikerchick

This was very good and very easy! I served this with Naina's Stuffed Chicken #57917 and North African Spiced Carrots #109803. I would make again, even The Beau liked it (he had 3 helpings!). I loved all the vegetables--especially now that we're being told to get 9 servings a day--this recipe makes it easy! I made the recipe as written but think, come spring that asparagus tips would make a great substitution for the green beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put couscous in a large bowl and cover with boiling water.
  2. Cover and allow to sit for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring once or twice to fluff.
  3. Steam carrots, pepper and green beans until tender crisp.
  4. Add vegetables to couscous.
  5. Gently stir in onions, raisins and almonds, In a separate bowl, whisk oil, orange and lemon juice, cinnamon, parsley and dill.
  6. Pour dressing over couscous mixture, cover bowl and chill for 2 hours.

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