Cherry-Almond Couscous

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
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4 pieces scallions, chopped (save green part for garnishing)

3 cups couscous

2 tablespoons virgin olive oil

1/3 cup dried cherries

1/3 cup toasted almond slices or slivers

3 cups boiling water

Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Mix scallion whites, couscous, olive oil and cherries. Boil water and add exactly 3 cups to bowl and quickly stir together. Immediately cover bowl with plastic wrap. Let stand 30 minutes. With a fork, fluff couscous, add almonds and check for seasoning.