Fancy Smancy Couscous

December 1, 2012

Author Notes: This is my go to recipe to make for people who don't like couscous, I call it the couscous hater-converter! cdngoodmeat

Serves: 4 people


  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 1/4 cups water, boiling
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, crushed
  • 1/4 cup cranberries, dried
  • 2 tablespoons za'tar
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
In This Recipe


  1. In a large bowl, combine dried couscous, olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a kettle or pot. Pour over couscous. Cover with cling film or lid and let steam for 5 minutes, then remove cling film or lid and fluff up with a fork.
  3. Add in pomegranate seeds, pistachios, cranberries and za'tar. Serve warm

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