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Christmas Couscous


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  • 1 1/4 cups dried couscous
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling vegetable stock
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 1/2 cup cranberries
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • Dressing
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • pepper to taste
  • Fresh Spinach leaves for topping.


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Add the couscous, pepper and boiling broth to bowl and stir until combined. Cover and allow to sit for 5 minutes, until all the broth is absorbed. Fluff the couscous with a fork.
Add the pomegranate seeds, pistachios, cranberries and red onion to the couscous, toss to combine, set aside.
Add all the dressing ingredients to a bowl, stir until combined. Pour over the couscous, toss together.
Garnish with spinach leaves.
Serve immediately.

Step 2

Merry Christmas!


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