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Spiced Couscouswith Almonds and Figs

Spiced Couscous - Spiced Couscous - Fragrant with exotic spices
272 kcal
Spiced Couscous - Fragrant with exotic spices

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Difficulty:easy
Preparation:25 min
Ready in:30 min
Low-sugar
Vegetarian
high-fiber
lactose-free
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1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories272 kcal(14%)
Protein7 g(14%)
Fat9 g(11%)
Carbohydrates39 g(15%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage6 g(20%)

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Ingredients

For servings

½ tablespoonschopped almonds (about 20 grams)
2dried Fig (about 40 grams)
1 teaspoonOlive oil
½ stalksCinnamon
1Cardamom pods
½ teaspoonsTurmeric
¼ cupsVegetable stock
1 ½ ouncesCouscous
Salt

Kitchen Utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Fork, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Paper towel

Directions

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1 Toast almonds in a pan, stirring frequently, until fragrant and lightly browned, Transfer to a plate. Wipe pan clean with a paper towel.
2 Cut figs into fine dice. 
3 Heat the olive oil in pan. Add cinnamon stick and cardamom pods and sauté briefly, just until fragrant.
4 Sprinkle in turmeric, pour in the broth and bring to a boil.
5 Add figs and stir in couscous. Return to a boil, remove from heat, cover and let stand until couscous is tender, about 7 minutes.
6 Fluff couscous with a fork. If you prefer, you can leave the spices in the couscous, otherwise remove cardamom and cinnamon stick. Fold in almonds, season with salt and serve.
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