Toasted Almond and Orange Couscous

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  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 Tbs. olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 cup couscous

1 tsp. turmeric

1 cinnamon stick

1 whole clove

1 cup fresh orange juice

1 Tbs. orange zest

3 scallions, thinly sliced

1/2 cup toasted, slivered almonds

salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan and add chopped onion. Saute until soft. Add orange juice, orange zest, turmeric, clove and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover and turn off heat. Let sit covered for 5 minutes. Remove lid and fluff with a fork. Gently stir in almonds and scallions.