Dried Fruit Compote with Couscous and Yogurt

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Served as a dessert or for breakfast, this healthy combination tastes great hot or cold. Choose any fruit juice you like. To save time and effort, you can use plain or pre-flavored yogurt and a packaged mixture of dried fruit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine fruit, almonds, cinnamon, sugar and juice in medium saucepan over high heat and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until fruit is softened and fragrant, about 10 minutes Meanwhile, place couscous in heat resistant bowl and pour in 1 cup boiling water.
  3. Add butter and stir briefly to combine.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap 3 minutes.
  5. Gently stir mixture with fork until grains are separated and lightly fluffed.
  6. Combine yogurt, honey and nutmeg in small bowl and mix well.
  7. To serve, divide couscous among 4 deep bowls.
  8. Top with fruit mixture, pour some yogurt onto each serving and garnish with fresh mint leaves.


Most Helpful

I have made this a number of times and it is very yummy. I served it at a luncheon for my friends and everyone raved. It is a bit sweet, so I used half the honey for the yogurt, but all else was as written.

dmelnick30 January 09, 2007

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