• Ingredients: 16
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Bake: 30 mins

Spiced couscous with raisins and almonds with medium onion, chopped, sliced almonds, toasted, ground cinnamon. To make this spiced couscous with raisins and almonds for 4 persons you will need 20 mins for preaparation and 30 mins for baking.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 tsps. ground cinnamon

Equipment:

  • a 4- to 6-cup jar with a tight-fitting lid

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  • Crushed red pepper

Directions

  1. Step 1 Combine 2 cups hot water and raisins in small bowl. Soak raisins until softened, about 15 minutes. Drain water into large saucepan; reserve raisins.

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  2. Step 2 Add 2 tablespoons butter, wine, and saffron to pan; bring to boil. Stir in couscous. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  3. Step 3 Meanwhile, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion; cover and cook until translucent and tender, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  4. Step 4 Mix onion, reserved raisins, almonds, and cinnamon into couscous. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

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Nutrition information

Calories 486 Carbohydrates 67 g (22%)
Fat 21 g (32%) Protein 11 g (22%)
Saturated Fat 8 g (40%) Sodium 17 mg (1%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g Fiber 7 g (27%)
Monounsaturated Fat 8 g Cholesterol 31 mg (10%)