12 Reviews

Very pleasant couscous recipe. I used vegetarian chicken flavoured stock which made it even lower in fat, and whole allspice which I crushed myself. quick and easy and it filled the gaps. Thank you Evelyn!

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Missy Wombat June 10, 2003

Easy and delicious -- stovetop to table in nothing flat! Made as directed. Thanks, evelyn/athens! Made for ZWT9, team Gourmet Goddesses.

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mersaydees September 01, 2013

This was nice and lightly seasoned. It was my first time making and trying couscous and it was a good experience! :) I pretty much combined the instructions here with the instructions on the box of couscous (brought the ingredients to a boil before adding it to the couscous, then let it stand for 5 minutes. Then I added a touch of butter and fluffed it all up.) Yum! Thanks!

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yamakarasu June 01, 2008

This tasted good, but I gave it 3 stars because it is not necessary to boil the couscous with the liquid - you need only pour boiling liquid over the couscous and then cover it and let it stand. I actually tried to boil the couscous according to the recipe, and it lost the fluffiness it usually has. I would make this recipe as is but just pour the boiling ingredients straight over the couscous. We used raisins instead of currents and added slivered almonds. Although a little dense in texture, it tasted great!

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rebeccaa2 June 24, 2007

Totally simple and a perfect accompaniment for a Moroccan dinner. I found that I was out of currants and substituted raisins and dried cranberries, with excellent results.

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pattikay in L.A. June 11, 2007

I made this exactly as directed except I used golden raisins instead of currants for their sweet smoothness. I served it with Chia's Vegetable Tagine and everything married together beautifully.

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Aioli_Queen April 16, 2007

I served this recipe with your Moroccan Spiced Chicken with Lemon and Carrots #60836 and it was the perfect compliment to the dish. The allspice provides a nice flavor without being overwhelming. Thank you Evelyn/Athens for sharing the recipe.

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BonnieZ January 10, 2007

I made this exactly as directed (except a little less salt), and it was wonderful. Served with My Lubia Chala With Kefta. This will be my standard couscous side dish from now on. Thanks, Evelyn!

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Gingernut November 12, 2006

Soo Yummy!!! One of these days I'm going to find currants - as it was I used dried cranberries and that was just wonderful!! Thanks evelyn!!

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Kymmarie June 28, 2006

I was short on time and didn't have the couscous, so I made this with rice in my rice-cooker. It was terrific. I served it with Easy Chicken, Chickpea and Apricot Tangine. The two recipes complimented eachother brilliantly. Thanks!

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Petalpages January 30, 2006
Spiced Couscous