Saffron & Raisin Couscous With Fresh Mint

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Az B8990

The national dish of Algeria, from http://www.thegutsygourmet.net

Top Review by Leslie

Wow, this was terrific couscous! I have lots of fresh mint growing, so was able to use a little of that and we all loved it. Made for ZWT 6 :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil and add the saffron. Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Return the pan to the heat, bring to a boil, and mix in the olive oil, salt, couscous, and raisins.Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Using a fork and your fingertips, fluff the couscous to separate the grains. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Stir in the mint.
  4. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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