Couscous with Apricots and Carrots

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch ground ginger
  • 3 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups couscous
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for serving
Directions
  • Heat the butter in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add the cinnamon and ginger and cook until lightly toasted, about 30 seconds. Add 3 cups of water. Stir in the carrots, apricots and 1 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil.

  • Stir in the couscous. Remove from the heat, cover and set aside until the liquid is absorbed and the couscous is tender, about 10 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork and stir in the cilantro.

  • Sprinkle with more cilantro before serving.


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