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Couscous With Carrots, Walnuts, and Raisins

Couscous With Carrots, Walnuts, and Raisins
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  • 1 C couscous (try whole-wheat couscous)
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp raisin
  • 1/2 C carrots, rinsed, peeled, and shredded or thinly sliced; cut in half



1 In a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir couscous, olive oil, walnuts, salt, pepper, and spice just until couscous begins to brown.
2 Slowly add water, then raisins and carrots. Cover. Bring to a boil over high heat.
3 Remove from the heat, and let stand for 10 minutes.
4 Fluff with a fork. Serve immediately.

Source: NHLBI