Moroccan Couscous

Couscous flavored with bright Moroccan flavors and textures

AuthorSara Bojarski Prep Time: 0:15:00
Cook Time: 0:10:00
Total Time: 0:25:00
Serving Size: Serves 2 Ingredients
  • 1 tsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Cups minced Onion
  • 1/2 tsps Cumin Powder
  • 6 tsps Golden Raisins
  • 1 Cups Couscous
  • 2 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1/3 Cups chopped roughly Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
  • 3 T chopped roughly Cilantro
  • 1/4 Cups Sliced/Slivered Almonds (lightly toasted)
  • Cayenne (to taste)
  • In a non-stick saute pan, heat up 1 teaspoon of Olive Oil. Add in your onion and cumin and cook at least 8 minutes over a medium heat until soft and translucent. Remove from heat and stir in raisins.
  • Meanwhile, in a pot, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add in 1 cup of couscous and 2 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Add in a pinch of salt as well. Bring back to a boil, then remove from heat. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • Add to the couscous, your onion/raisin mixture, cilantro, and roasted tomatoes. Taste and season with salt and cayenne. Drizzle a little Olive Oil on it once plated.