Apricot Couscous Recipe

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


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



From EatingWell's "Garam Masala Lamb Chops with Apricot Couscous" recipe. **Ingredients: water kosher salt whole-wheat couscous dried apricots golden raisins pine nuts, fresh mint lemon juice extra-virgin olive oil cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Apricot Couscous

1 1/4 c water
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
3/4 c whole-wheat couscous (see Ingredient note)
1/4 c chopped dried apricots
1/4 c golden raisins
2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted if desired
1/4 c sliced fresh mint
1/4 c lemon juice
2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil

Recipe Directions for Apricot Couscous

Bring water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir couscous, apricots and raisins into the boiling water. Return to a boil, reduce heat to a low simmer, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in pine nuts, mint, lemon juice and the oil.
Categories

Fruits, Herbs, Nuts, Pasta, Side Dish, African, American, Boil, Simmer, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 153.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
209
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
298mg
12%
Potassium
217mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
35.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
5.3g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
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