Couscous with Dried Apricots and Pistachios

Diet Nutritional Stats Couscous with Dried Apricots and Pistachios
Serving Size 149 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 89
% Daily Value
Total Fat 9.9g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 49.4g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7.4g 30%
Sugars 4.9g
Protein 11.5g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 9% Iron 15% Calcium 6%
  1. 3 cups water
  2. 2 1/4 cups whole wheat couscous
  3. 1 1/4 cups (about 7 ounces) dried apricots, thinly sliced
  4. 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  5. 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  1. 1 1/4 cups unsalted pistachios, toasted, chopped
  2. 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  3. 6 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil

Combine water and salt in medium saucepan; bring to boil. Combine couscous, apricots and spices in large bowl. Add boiling liquid. Cover immediately; let stand until water is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Uncover; fluff with fork. Cool. (Can be made 6 hours ahead. Cover; chill. Bring to room temperature before continuing.)

Mix nuts, green onions and basil into couscous. Season with pepper.

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