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Couscous With Dates, Raisins, and Almonds

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“This is a slightly sweet recipe of middle eastern origin. You can add more sugar if you like, but for those wanting to cut down on sugar and fat, this is a great way to indulge in a bit of sweet with an ethnic flair.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 platter
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine water, butter, orange peel and juice, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Bring to a boil. Add the couscous to the boiling water. Remove from heat and cover for ten minutes. Liquid should be absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
  2. In a small frying pan, heat the almonds over medium heat, stirring continuously until toasted. Add the raisins and dates and butter. Heat all until butter is melted.
  3. Serve couscous spread over a platter, top with topping mixture. Sprinkle a bit of powdered sugar over the top.

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