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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.

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20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


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 (1 serving)

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