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Spiced Couscous with Apricots

Sirve: 
6 - 8 servings as a side dish
Pieza: 
Sartén Gourmet de 30,5 cm (12 pulg.)
Bol Grande
Valora: 
Contribuido por: 
Cathy Vogt
Certified Health Coach & Natural Foods Chef

Ingredientes

Descripción de la Receta: 

Couscous is a granular shaped pasta product made with semolina wheat. Couscous is traditionally used in Middle Eastern and North African cuisines. Serve this quick-to-make dish as a vegan entrée on top of salad greens, with a green vegetable or as a side dish to accompany grilled meat or chicken.

Use the 12 in. Electric Oil Core Skillet cover with your 12 in. Chef's Gourmet Skillet.

4
cups
water or vegetable stock
(950
mL)
34
cup
dried apricots, unsulphered, chopped
(140
g)
14
teaspoon
ground coriander
(.5
g)
2
teaspoons
ground cumin
(5
g)
1
teaspoon
natural salt
(6
g)
2
cinnamon sticks
2
cups
whole wheat couscous
(346
g)
15
ounces
cooked chickpeas
(425
g)
12
cup
slivered almonds, toasted
(54
g)
2
scallions, thinly sliced (white and green part)
12
cup
fresh parsley leaves, chopped
(30
g)
4
tablespoons
fresh lemon juice
(60
mL)
3
tablespoons
olive oil
(45
mL)
Preparación : 
  1. Place water in skillet. Add apricots and whisk in coriander, cumin and salt. Add cinnamon sticks. Turn heat to medium and bring seasoned liquid to a simmer.
  2. Carefully stir in couscous and chickpeas. Place 12 in. Electric Oil Core Skillet cover on skillet and turn off heat. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove cover and gently fluff grains with a fork.
  4. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and let mixture cool for 15 minutes.
  5. Add almonds, scallions, parsley, lemon juice and olive oil to mixture. Toss to combine.
  6. Taste and season with additional salt and fresh ground pepper as needed.
  7. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate until ready to serve.
  8. Garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.
Consejos: 
  • Substitute slivered almonds for pistachio nuts or pine nuts.
  • Substitute parsley for chopped fresh cilantro.
Información nutricional por ración
Calorías: 
371
Grasa Total: 
11g
Grasa Saturada: 
1g
Colesterol: 
0mg
Sodio: 
305mg
Carbohidratos: 
60g
Fibra Dietética: 
12g
Azúcar: 
13g
Proteína: 
12g

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