Fruited Couscous

Fruited Couscous
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 4 dried apricots, cut in 1/4-inch dice
  • 4 pitted prunes, cut in 1/4-inch dice
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries OR raisins
  • 1 10 ounce package couscous
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Make It

1. Cook onion, garlic and celery in butter in large nonstick skillet, for 2 minutes. Add pine nuts; cook another 2 minutes. Add apricots, prunes and cherries; cook 1 minute or until vegetables are light-golden.

2. Stir in couscous; cook 1 minute. Add broth, salt and pepper. Bring to boiling. Immediately remove skillet from heat; cover; let stand 10 minutes. Fluff couscous with fork.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 260, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 3, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 52, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 8, sodium (mg): 487, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.