Pecan & Apricot Couscous
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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.

8
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked couscous

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    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.

  2. STEP 2

    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

190Calories
8Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
95Sodium (mg)
26Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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