Saffron Couscous with Goat Cheese

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 cups low sodium chicken broth

1 pinch saffron threads

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 (10-ounce) box instant couscous

1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped

1/3 cup raisins

4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled

1/2 cup nicoise olives, pitted

1/4 cup finely chopped parsley leaves


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring broth, saffron, and salt to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in couscous. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer cooked couscous to a medium bowl and fluff with a fork. Add remaining ingredients and toss to combine.