Cous Cous with Almonds

and warm spices
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Cous Cous with Almonds
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
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Calories:
354
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Cous cous is a low calorie grain that is a perfect addition to any meal. It is very neutral but it adapts to any meal you are serving it with and tastes wonderful with the addition of spices and nuts. This dish will provide you with fiber, nutrients, and protein, making it a great addition to your diet. 

Serve this with some grilled chicken and a salad for a more well rounded meal. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie354 kcal(17 %)
Protein9.86 g(10 %)
Fat19.82 g(17 %)
Carbohydrates37.33 g(25 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage4.14 g(14 %)
Vitamin A58.58 mg(7,323 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E6.41 mg(53 %)
Vitamin B₁0.12 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₂0.33 mg(30 %)
Niacin2.7 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₆0.06 mg(4 %)
Folate24.73 μg(8 %)
Pantothenic acid0.17 mg(3 %)
Biotin16.89 μg(38 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.01 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C17.55 mg(18 %)
Potassium387.18 mg(10 %)
Calcium100.58 mg(10 %)
Magnesium75.93 mg(25 %)
Iron1.74 mg(12 %)
Zinc0.89 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.78 g
Cholesterol15.74 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 tablespoons
1
organic Orange (juiced)
¾ cup
slivered almonds
1 ⅔ cups
instant Couscous
2 ½ cups
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
fresh mint (chopped)
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Preparation steps

1.
Soften the raisins in the orange juice and dry roast the almonds until golden. Remove from the pan and set aside.
2.
Mix the couscous with a pinch of all the spices and add the boiling stock. Stir well and leave to steep for around 10 min. Then stir with a fork to loosen the granules.
3.
Heat the butter until it foam and fry the raisins for 1 min. Mix the raisins, almonds and mint into the couscous and serve.