Spiced Couscous with Cantaloupe

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A lighter, more refreshing, meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; add couscous and cinnamon and stir well.
  2. Remove pan from heat, cover, and rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove lid and allow couscous to cool.
  4. Rinse cantaloupe and cut in half; remove seeds and pulp.
  5. Trim outer skin from melon, but leave each piece in halves.
  6. Mix cooled couscous with yogurt, peanuts and raisins, blending well.
  7. Set cantaloupes on serving platter and stuff center cavity with couscous mixture; garnish with chopped mint.
  8. Serve.


Most Helpful

I made a minor modification by choping the cantaloupe and tossing all the ingredients together. It was very good, although I kept feeling like maybe there were too many competing tastes (I used strawberry flavored yogurt). Maybe next time a lemon or plain yogurt would be good, and I would omit the raisins. My guests really enjoyed it, thank you!

Carianne August 08, 2004

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