Couscous with Cinnamon, Almonds and Golden Raisins

  • Total Time:
  • Servings: 4


  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1/4 golden raisins
  • Freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the almonds in a pie plate and toast for about 6 minutes, until light golden and fragrant. In a medium saucepan, combine the water with the butter, salt, cumin and cinnamon and bring to a boil. Add the couscous, cover and remove from the heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Using a fork, fluff the couscous. Add the almonds and raisins, season with pepper and serve.

Contributed By Published September 2013

Related Video

More Videos
How to Make Fresh Grated Pasta

495598 recipes/couscous-cinnamon-almonds-and-golden-raisins 2013-12-06T23:20:59+00:00 Melissa Rubel Jacobson dinner-party|african|side-dishes|4|basic-easy|fast|make-ahead|vegetarian|web-exclusive|weeknight-dinner|lunch september-2013,couscous,Moroccan couscous,Melissa Rubel,fast side dishes,spiced couscous,classic couscous,simple couscous recipes,couscous-cinnamon-almonds-and-golden-raisins 495598

Aggregate Rating value: 0

Review Count: 0

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5