Couscous with Dried Cherries

Couscous with Dried Cherries

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STEPHNDON 5

"My family loves couscous and this fruity variation is one of our favorites. This is also delicious with other dried fruit such as cranberries and apricots."

Ingredients

20 m servings 243 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 243 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.6g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 517 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine chicken broth, water, dried cherries, butter, salt, and pepper. Cook over high heat until boiling.
  2. Stir in couscous, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and serve immediately.
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Easy and delicious! Actually, it really doesn't get much easier than this... I just used a box of couscous and like others just added dried cranberries (to taste)which provide a really nice swee...

Very fast. We substituted Crazins (dehydrated cranberries)for the Cherries and everyone loved it.

This recipe was great! What a great combination of flavors. I used dried raisins that were cherry flavored, like craisins, and it turned out perfect! Most importantly, it was so easy!

Unless I really messed this recipe up, I thought it tasted like really good cranberry muffins, but not as sweet. Pleasent as part of a well planned menu.

Like others, I loved the cherries and other dried fruit (I included apricot). Still, the couscous was lacking. I'd make this again, but I would include curry, allspice, etc. to make the grains ...

This was the biggest hit ever! I tried it with dried cranberries (and I added a lot more than required).

This is a favorite in my house. I cook some garlic in the butter first. I also use dried cranberries and toss in broken toasted pecans at the end. I caught my husband later after dinner stand...

This was great. The dried cheeries added a wonderful flavor. It is definitely a must try. It's so quick and easy.

I thought this was delicious. And it is a plus that it is so easy and quick! To perk it up just a bit, I sauteed about half of a small onion (chopped) until lightly browned in the butter in my s...