Cinnamon Couscous

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Sep. 23, 2013

This slightly sweet and savory side dish is perfect to serve along side many vegetable or meat stews. Really simple it can be on the table in less than 5 minutes.


Water/Vegetable broth 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((250 mL))
Couscous 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs) ((170 mL))
Ground cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon ((1 mL))
Ground ginger 1/4 Teaspoon ((1 mL))
Golden raisins 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((50 mL))



1. In a medium saucepan, bring water or broth, cinnamon, ginger, and raisins to boil over high heat.

2. Stir in couscous, cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.


3. Fluff with fork and serve hot with Moroccan beans stew.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 149Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4 mg0.17%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet