sweet and savory carrot couscous

January 8, 2010

Author Notes: Carrot salad with raisins inspired me to make this dish. If you have to buy carrot juice that would be the most expensive ingredient. nannydeb

Serves: 4 as a side dish, 2 as an entree

Ingredients

  • 2 cups freshly squeezed (?) carrot juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Bring carrot juice to barely a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and add lemon juice, cumin, cayenne, salt and ginger.
  3. Add carrot juice mixture to dry couscous. Stir and let sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Add golden raisins, almonds, green onions and cilantro.

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aargersi January 11, 2010
YUM! Simple and sounds delicious! I will try it for sure!