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Herbed Couscous with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: s: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup uncooked couscous

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup golden raisins

1/3 cup toasted pine nuts


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 1/2 cups water and olive the oil to a boil. Sir in the couscous. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 3 minutes. Uncover and fluff with a fork. 
  2. Whisk together the lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil and some salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the couscous and toss with the parsley, raisins, and pine nuts. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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