Hot Breakfast Couscous

Hot Breakfast Couscous

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"When I went on a 6 day kayaking trip, our guides whipped this up one morning over the campfire. It was delicious and I started making it at home."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 286 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 9.9 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 32 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk, honey and cinnamon. As soon as it comes to a boil, stir in the couscous. Turn off the heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the apricots, raisins and almonds.

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Most helpful positive review

I don't usually like to review a recipe unless I've made it at least once as it's written. But people seem to be critiquing the idea, rather than the specific flavours, so I'm going to break th...

Most helpful critical review

I think I was expecting something closer to cream of wheat. What I got was okay, but not great. After sitting for 5 minutes I got a big pot-size lump of couscous. If I make it again I will add m...

I don't usually like to review a recipe unless I've made it at least once as it's written. But people seem to be critiquing the idea, rather than the specific flavours, so I'm going to break th...

I really like this. Easy to make and a delicious, nutritious start to the day, especially if you load it with raisins and nuts. Easy to expirement with, using different nuts and fruit, and mayb...

I liked the idea of this recipe and I enjoyed it, it just needed more oomph, and more liquid, my couscous was dry and still a bit crunchy so I had to add another 1/2 cup of liquid, but I should ...

Delish!!! I have been looking for a quick, easy & tasty breakfast, and this is it. What a winner! Here's how I make mine: at night I fix up a mug with 1/4 Cup Couscous, some "Bare Fruit" or...

I LOVED this and I absolutely disagree with the reviewers who said there is not enough liquid. I think they are expecting the couscous to be an oatmeal substitution. I, on the other hand, expec...

This has become a portable favourite for me. I work early (5 AM) and by the time I'm ready to eat, just heating this up and smelling the cinnamon and nutmeg wafting through the microwave's vent...

I am always looking for new warm breakfast ideas and this one is unique. I like the combination of flavors and textures. I added more honey and I had different dried fruit around the house, but ...

My version: I just made it with water instead of milk (because we were almost out), and, like others, I found it a little bit dry so I added a little more water. I used dried nectarines instead ...

I think I was expecting something closer to cream of wheat. What I got was okay, but not great. After sitting for 5 minutes I got a big pot-size lump of couscous. If I make it again I will add m...