Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals
||¾ C couscous
1¼ C low-sodium chicken broth
2 Tbsp raisins
1 C whole-wheat couscous
1 Tbsp fresh mint, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
1 Tbsp unsalted sliced almonds, toasted
1 medium orange, rinsed, for 1 Tbsp zest (use a grater to take a thin layer of skin off the orange)
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Combine chicken broth and raisins in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat.
Add couscous, and return to a boil. Cover and remove from the heat.
Let the saucepan stand for about 5 minutes, until the couscous has absorbed all of the broth.
Meanwhile, toast almonds in the toaster oven on a foil-lined tray for about 5 minutes, or until golden brown.
Remove the lid and fluff the couscous with a fork. Gently mix in the mint, almonds, and orange zest. Serve immediately.
This is a great recipe for older children to make themselves. Younger children can help measure ingredients and zest the orange.
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