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Couscous and Apricots

Couscous and Apricots

Couscous and Apricots


Makes 4 servings


1 can (5-1/2 ounces) apricot nectar or apple juice
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup chopped dried apricots or apples
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup couscous
1/3 cup quick-cooking brown rice
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts


  1. Combine apricot nectar, celery, water, apricots, allspice and salt in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat. Stir in couscous, brown rice and walnuts. Cover; let stand 5 minutes until liquid is absorbed. Fluff couscous mixture with fork.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 5 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 5 g
Calories from Fat 22 %
Calories 206
Protein 6 g
Sodium 84 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1/2
Starch 2
Fat 1

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