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Couscous Stuffing with Golden Raisins and Pistachios

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped carrot
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped celery
  • 1 lg Minced garlic clove
  • 1/4 c + 2 tblsp olive oil
  • 2/3 c Finely chopped red bell
  • -pepper
  • 1/3 c Finely chopped pistachios
  • 1/2 c Golden raisins
  • 3 tb Finely chopped parsley
  • -leaves
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Cumin
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground coriander seed
  • 1/4 ts Dried thyme
  • 1/3 c Thinly sliced scallion
  • 2 1/4 c Water
  • 1 2/3 c (10 oz box) couscous



1/4 cup chicken broth 2 tblsp unsalted butter

Cook onion, carrot, celery, and garlic in 1/4 of oil over moderately low
heat until veggies are soft. Add bell peper and cook 3 more minutes. Add
pistachios, raisins, parsley, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, thyme, scallion.
Salt and pepper to taste. Cook and stir for another minute, then put in a
large bowl.

Combine water and remaining olive oil, add salt to taste. Bring to boil.
Stir in couscous and let stand covered for 5 minutes or until liquid is
absorbed. Fluff with fork. Add to veggie mixture, salt and pepper it, and
combine everything GENTLY. Let cool, then stuff 1214 lb turkey.

If baking separately, put stuffing into buttered 34 qt casserole, drizzle
with broth, dot top with butter. Bakd in middle of 325 degree oven for 30
minutes covered and 30 minutes uncovered. Shared by Stephanie da Silva

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