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    Spiced Couscous With Raisins and Almonds

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Chef PotPie's Note:

    From Bon Appetit. Goes well with roasted chicken. Submitting for ZWT9.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine 2 cups hot water and raisins in small bowl. Soak raisins until softened, about 15 minutes. Drain water into large saucepan; reserve raisins. Add 2 tablespoons butter, wine, and saffron to pan; bring to boil. Stir in couscous. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion; cover and cook until translucent and tender, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Mix onion, reserved raisins, almonds, and cinnamon into couscous. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 18, 2013

      55

      I did have to sub some ingredients and used sultanas for raisins, pecans for the almonds and my saffron had disappeared so used some turmeric and scaled back for 2 serves and 3 of us ate up the lot and thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you Chef PotPie, made for Healthy Choices tag game.

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    Nutritional Facts for Spiced Couscous With Raisins and Almonds

    Serving Size: 1 (173 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 468.2
     
    Calories from Fat 184
    39%
    Total Fat 20.4 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 8.0 g
    40%
    Cholesterol 30.5 mg
    10%
    Sodium 114.3 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.7 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    25%
    Sugars 18.0 g
    72%
    Protein 10.5 g
    21%

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