Saffron Couscous

This recipe is part of the recipe for Spicy-Sweet Lamb Tagine with Saffron Couscous


Makes 6 servings


2-1/4 cups water
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon saffron threads, crushed, or dash powdered saffron
10 ounces (1-1/2 cups) uncooked couscous


  1. Combine water, butter, salt and saffron in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat.
  2. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff couscous with fork.

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