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Almond and Date Couscous

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.

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