Saffron & Raisin Couscous With Fresh Mint

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
1 hr

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

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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.