Pecan & Apricot Couscous

Pecan & Apricot Couscous

Couscous is an easy grain to prepare as it cooks in only 5 minutes. The addition of cinnamon and apricots are reminiscent of this grain’s North African origin.

20 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


1 cup uncooked couscous
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
Parsley sprig, if desired


Place couscous, Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread and salt in large serving bowl; add boiling water. Cover bowl with plastic food wrap; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff mixture with fork.

Add apricots, pecans and parsley. Toss gently until well mixed. Garnish with fresh parsley sprig, if desired. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 190

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 95mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14999©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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