Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients:

1 ¼ cup chicken or vegetable broth 
¾ cup dry couscous
½ tsp salt 
1 ½ Tbsp unsalted butter
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp black pepper 
½ tsp ground turmeric
½ tsp ground cardamom
2 oz dried apricot halves 
¼ cup dried Craisins (you can substitute dried cranberries) 
2 Tbsp raisins 
1 cup boiling water

Instructions:

  • Bring broth, salt and butter to a boil. 
  • Combine cinnamon, pepper, turmeric, and cardamom. 
  • Add to the boiling broth 3–5 minutes. 
  • Turn off heat and add couscous. 
  • Cover and set aside for 5–10 minutes In a bowl add boiling water to dried fruits and cover fruits for 15 minutes. 
  • Drain fruits and fold fruits into couscous.

Nutrition Information:

Calories 132 
Protein 2 g 
Carbohydrates 24 g 
Fat 3.3 g 
Saturated Fat 1.9 g 
Cholesterol 8 mg 
Sodium 173 mg

Download this Couscous Mediterranean recipe

Source: UCLA Health Cafeteria Recipes