Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Fruity Couscous

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons butter

1 cup couscous steeped in 1 1/4 cups boiling water for 15 minutes

1/3 cup currants or raisins soaked in 2 tablespoons rum

2 teaspoons sugar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup chopped walnuts, pecans or sliced almonds

Sour cream or plain yogurt for garnish


  1. Heat butter in skillet; break clumps of couscous with your fingers. Add couscous to skillet with raisins, rum, and sugar saute for a couple of minutes to heat through; season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and stir in nuts. Top kebabs and couscous with yogurt.