Couscous With Cranberries and Almonds

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 273 calories
    • Fat 9 g
    • Sat Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 246 mg
    • Protein 8 g
    • Carbohydrate 44 g
    • Sugar 7 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 43 mg
  • October 2012

Ingredients

  1. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 2 scallions, sliced
  3. Check 1cup couscous
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1/4cup dried cranberries
  6. Check 1/4cup chopped roasted almonds
  7. Check 2tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the scallions and cook, stirring often, until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add 1 cup water and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in the couscous, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fold in the cranberries, almonds, and lemon juice.