Hot Breakfast Couscous


When I went on a six-day kayaking trip, our guides whipped up this breakfast couscous one morning over the campfire. It was delicious, and I started making it at home.

close up view of Breakfast Couscous with raisins and almonds in a bowl
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 2 cups skim milk

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 cups dry couscous

  • ½ cup slivered almonds

  • cup chopped dried apricots

  • cup raisins


  1. Combine milk, honey and cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat. As soon as it comes to a boil, stir in couscous. Turn off heat.

  2. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in almonds, apricots, and raisins.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
5g Fat
52g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 353mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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