Craisin and Walnut Couscous

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Craisin and Walnut Couscous recipeCouccous is such a lite style of pasta tha tit make a great side dish or side salad. Conbine some crainins for some sweetness and some toasted walnuts for crunch and you are all set.

Craisin and Walnut Couscous
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Ingredients
  • scallions, chopped with some green
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil for cooking
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil for dressing
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ cup Craisins
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice from ½ lemon
Instructions
  1. In a small glass bowl, mix the lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon zest, salt, & pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, warm 1 teaspoon olive oil and cook the scallions for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the broth and bring to as boil.
  4. Add the couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 to 7 minutes until most all of the broth has been absorbed.
  5. Fold in the Craisins and walnuts.
  6. Add the dressing and mix well.

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Craisin and Walnut Couscous recipeFirst lets get all of the items we need to prepare this yummy side dish.

Craisin and Walnut Couscous recipe

In a small dry skillet over medium heat, toast the chopped walnut for about 3 minutes. Do not burn! After you toast the walnuts, make sure to chop them up so they are fairly fine.

Craisin and Walnut Couscous recipeIn a medium sauce pan heat 1 teaspoon olive oil and saute the scallions for 2 minutes.

Craisin and Walnut Couscous recipeAdd the broth and bring to a boil. Add the couscous, cover and remove from the heat. Let stand, covered for 5 to 7 minutes. Most all of the liquid should absorb.

In a small glas bowl, mix the lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon zest, salt, and pepper.

Fold the craisins and walnuts into the caucous. Add the dressing and mix well. Serve.

Craisin and Walnut Couscous recipe

Cooked By: Tom Corliss

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Tom Corliss is a web publisher, internet marketer, and website developer, with 3 current websites, Home Information Guru.com, Home Selling Resources.com, and Simple-Food-Solutions.com. He also runs a home improvement company Corliss Property Enhancements. He has recently completed a new e-Book for anyone wanting to sell their home fast: Home Sellers Handbook

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