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Couscous Salad W/apricot, Pine Nut, Ging

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Instant couscous
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 c Fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 c Light olive oil
  • Champagne vinegar
  • 8 Dried apricots; thinly
  • -Sliced
  • 1 tb Dried currants
  • 1 tb Golden raisins
  • 2 ts Fresh ginger; grated
  • Salt
  • 2 tb Pine nuts; toasted (see
  • -Note)


Pour the couscous grains into a small mixing bowl. Combine the water,
orange juice, ollive oil, and 2 Tbsp. vinegar in a medium-size saucepan.
Bring the liquid just to a boil and stir in the dried fruit, ginger, and
1/2 tsp. salt; pour immediately over the couscous. Cover the bowl and let
it sit for 20 minutes. When the couscous is ready, gently fluff it with a
fork and toss with the pine nuts. Add salt to season and an additional
splash of vinegar to brighten the flavor.

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