Almond and Date Couscous

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Lamb meatballs

This simple couscous recipe is great with any meal and it comes together in minutes. You will love how it tastes under pomegranate flavored meatballs.

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  • 4Servings


  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1 (10-ounce) package instant Couscous
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Place couscous in 8x8x2 inch baking pan. 

2. In medium saucepan, combine water, olive oil, salt; bring to a boil. 

3. Pour liquid over couscous. Cover with plastic wrap. Let stand 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. 

4. Fluff with fork. Stir in dates and almonds; serve immediately.

Serve with Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze.