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Couscous with Dried Cherries

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars

"My family loves couscous and this fruity variation is one of our favorites. This is also delicious with other dried fruit such as cranberries and apricots."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 243 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine chicken broth, water, dried cherries, butter, salt, and pepper. Cook over high heat until boiling.
  2. Stir in couscous, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 243 calories; 4 g fat; 42.6 g carbohydrates; 9 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 420 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Easy and delicious! Actually, it really doesn't get much easier than this... I just used a box of couscous and like others just added dried cranberries (to taste)which provide a really nice swee...

Most helpful critical review

I followed the recipe and only added parm cheese at the very end. It was very bland. It needs more seasoning. The fruit is nice and the chicken broth helps, but it needs something more.

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Easy and delicious! Actually, it really doesn't get much easier than this... I just used a box of couscous and like others just added dried cranberries (to taste)which provide a really nice swee...

Very fast. We substituted Crazins (dehydrated cranberries)for the Cherries and everyone loved it.

This recipe was great! What a great combination of flavors. I used dried raisins that were cherry flavored, like craisins, and it turned out perfect! Most importantly, it was so easy!

Unless I really messed this recipe up, I thought it tasted like really good cranberry muffins, but not as sweet. Pleasent as part of a well planned menu.

Like others, I loved the cherries and other dried fruit (I included apricot). Still, the couscous was lacking. I'd make this again, but I would include curry, allspice, etc. to make the grains ...

This was the biggest hit ever! I tried it with dried cranberries (and I added a lot more than required).

This is a favorite in my house. I cook some garlic in the butter first. I also use dried cranberries and toss in broken toasted pecans at the end. I caught my husband later after dinner stand...

This was great. The dried cheeries added a wonderful flavor. It is definitely a must try. It's so quick and easy.

I thought this was delicious. And it is a plus that it is so easy and quick! To perk it up just a bit, I sauteed about half of a small onion (chopped) until lightly browned in the butter in my s...