Fruit Couscous

    Fruit Couscous


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    This is a great couscous using a range of fruits and nuts including apricot, dates and almonds. A perfect side dish for any meat.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 cups (500ml) vegetable stock
    • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1/3 cup diced dates
    • 1/3 cup diced dried apricots
    • 1/3 cup sultanas
    • 2 cups dry couscous
    • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Pour the vegetable stock into a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
    2. Add the butter, apricots, dates and saltanas; boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
    3. Remove from the heat and stir in the couscous. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
    4. Stir in the cinnamon and toasted almonds then serve.

    Toasting Almonds

    To toast almonds spread them out on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes in 180 degrees oven or until they are fragrant.

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    This is a huge amount. I halved the ingredients and still had way too much for my family of 4. The broth of boiling fruit smells unpleasant but thankfully that doesn't stay for the finished product. I made mine without nuts and was still tasty. - 18 Aug 2013

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