Almond Couscous

Almond Couscous

Published May 1, 2014 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 15 min

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Couscous is a simple and very nutritious dish to prepare. And toasting the almonds adds a tremendous amount of flavor, so don't be tempted to skip it!

Cooking tip: Toasting the almonds adds a tremendous amount of flavor, so don't be tempted to skip it. Simply put the almonds in a 350 degree F oven when the couscous is resting for 5 minutes. By the time the couscous is ready, your almonds will be toasted.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: Approx. 1/2 cup
Calories per serving: 211
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 91mg 4%

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup uncooked plain couscous
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds

Step by Step:

  1. Combine stock, turmeric and red pepper flakes in a large saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over high heat. Stir in couscous and cranberries, cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Add almonds and fluff mixture with a fork to combine. Serve immediately.
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