Couscous With Dates, Raisins, and Almonds

This is a slightly sweet recipe of middle eastern origin. You can add more sugar if you like, but for those wanting to cut down on sugar and fat, this is a great way to indulge in a bit of sweet with an ethnic flair.

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  • In a medium saucepan, combine water, butter, orange peel and juice, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Bring to a boil. Add the couscous to the boiling water. Remove from heat and cover for ten minutes. Liquid should be absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
  • In a small frying pan, heat the almonds over medium heat, stirring continuously until toasted. Add the raisins and dates and butter. Heat all until butter is melted.
  • Serve couscous spread over a platter, top with topping mixture. Sprinkle a bit of powdered sugar over the top.
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  1. Linda Lola
    This is a slightly sweet recipe of middle eastern origin. You can add more sugar if you like, but for those wanting to cut down on sugar and fat, this is a great way to indulge in a bit of sweet with an ethnic flair.
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