Carrot

sweet and savory carrot couscous

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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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nannydeb

Recipe by: nannydeb

Former restaurant manager (and waitress, bartender, etc). I love food: eating, trying new recipes, shopping for it, talking/emailing about it, etc. My foodie friend and pen pal got me interested in recipe contests and also turned me on to food52 and now I'm obsessed!