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    Toasted Couscous with Almonds and Raisins

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    30 mins

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    25 mins

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    1. 1
      Heat a large nonstick skillet over moderate heat.
    2. 2
      Add the couscous and toast the grains, stirring or shaking the pan frequently, until the grains become brown and fragrant.
    3. 3
      Transfer to a plate.
    4. 4
      Add the almonds to the hot skillet and toast them in the same way, stirring frequently.
    5. 5
      Transfer them to another plate.
    6. 6
      Bring the stock to a boil with the celery, salt, pepper, cumin, and cayenne.
    7. 7
      Simmer about 3 minutes or until the celery is slightly softened.
    8. 8
      Add the couscous and raisins to the saucepan and stir gently just to mix.
    9. 9
      Cover the pan, remove from the heat, and allow to stand about 5 minutes or until the couscous is tender.
    10. 10
      Add the almonds to the couscous and, with a fork, stir the mixture lightly to fluff up the grains.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 12, 2012


      A very enjoyable couscous and I must admit toasting the couscous added a slight nuttiness to the taste, I did use sultanas in place of the raisins but found myself a little short and added some dried cranberries (craisins) to make up the rest. Thank youDancer^, made for Bargain Basement.

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    Nutritional Facts for Toasted Couscous with Almonds and Raisins

    Serving Size: 1 (55 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 170.2
    Calories from Fat 17
    Total Fat 1.9 g
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 48.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 33.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    Sugars 5.6 g
    Protein 5.2 g

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    vegetable stock

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