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Apricot Couscous Recipe

Looking for an easy Apricot Couscous recipe? Learn how to make Apricot Couscous using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gumboux

Makes 6 servings



Almonds should be toasted and chopped Use 1/2 bunch (or to taste) of fresh cilantro leaves

Recipe Ingredients for Apricot Couscous

1 tablespoon Extra-virgin olive oil
1 small red onion, small dice
1/4 cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup almonds
1 cup couscous
1 1/2 cups chicken stock, warm
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 scallions
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 Kosher salt
1 freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Apricot Couscous

  1. In a medium saucepan add a 2 count of extra-virgin olive oil. Add the red onion, apricots and almonds and saute gently over low heat until translucent and slightly fragrant. Add the couscous then dump in the warm chicken broth. Stir with a fork to combine, add lemon zest and cover. Let sit for 10 minutes, then uncover and add the scallions, mint, and cilantro. Fluff again with a fork. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine.

  2. Serve family-style on a large platter and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 126.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
223mg
9%
Potassium
159mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
26.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
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