"My family loves couscous and this fruity variation is one of our favorites. This is also delicious with other dried fruit such as cranberries and apricots." — STEPHNDON
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dried sour cherries
ground black pepper to taste
Easy and delicious! Actually, it really doesn't get much easier than this... I just used a box of couscous and like others just added dried cranberries (to taste)which provide a really nice sweetness. This is great when you don't want to spend a lot of time on a side dish but want something that tastes good.
I followed the recipe and only added parm cheese at the very end. It was very bland. It needs more seasoning. The fruit is nice and the chicken broth helps, but it needs something more.
Very fast. We substituted Crazins (dehydrated cranberries)for the Cherries and everyone loved it.
This recipe was great! What a great combination of flavors. I used dried raisins that were cherry flavored, like craisins, and it turned out perfect! Most importantly, it was so easy!
Unless I really messed this recipe up, I thought it tasted like really good cranberry muffins, but not as sweet. Pleasent as part of a well planned menu.
Like others, I loved the cherries and other dried fruit (I included apricot). Still, the couscous was lacking. I'd make this again, but I would include curry, allspice, etc. to make the grains flavorful.
This was the biggest hit ever! I tried it with dried cranberries (and I added a lot more than required).
This is a favorite in my house. I cook some garlic in the butter first. I also use dried cranberries and toss in broken toasted pecans at the end. I caught my husband later after dinner standing at the fridge with the leftovers and a spoon! Even my young girls request this for dinner.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Couscous with Dried Cherries
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 243
** Calories from Fat: 36
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