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We've been making this recipe for years and it has never let us down. When a local Moroccan man is impressed with our recipe it must be okay. It goes well with our Chicken and Date Tagine.

Yields3 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time20 mins

 1 cup vegetable stock
 1 tbsp unsalted butter
 45 chopped dates (fresh or dried)
 45 dried apricots thinly sliced
 ¼ cup golden raisins
 1 cup dry couscous
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 1 tbsp slivered almonds, toasted (optional)

1

Pour the vegetable stock into a large saucepan, and bring to a boil.

2

Add the butter, apricots, dates and raisins. Boil for 2 to 3 minutes.

3

Remove from the heat, and stir in the couscous.

4

Cover, and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the cinnamon and toasted almonds, and serve.

Ingredients

 1 cup vegetable stock
 1 tbsp unsalted butter
 45 chopped dates (fresh or dried)
 45 dried apricots thinly sliced
 ¼ cup golden raisins
 1 cup dry couscous
 1 tsp ground cinnamon
 1 tbsp slivered almonds, toasted (optional)

Directions

1

Pour the vegetable stock into a large saucepan, and bring to a boil.

2

Add the butter, apricots, dates and raisins. Boil for 2 to 3 minutes.

3

Remove from the heat, and stir in the couscous.

4

Cover, and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the cinnamon and toasted almonds, and serve.

Sweet and Nutty Moroccan Couscous