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Main Dish > Vegetarian

Apple Rosemary Couscous


Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


1 Tbs olive oil

3/4 cup chopped onion

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 13-3/4 ounce can reduced sodium, or regular single strength chicken broth

1 tsp dried rosemary OR 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary

1/5 tsp black pepper

1 cup NEAR EAST Original Plain Couscous

1/3 cup currants or raisins

2 medium tart red apples, cut into ½ inch pieces, unpeeled


1. In large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 or 3 minutes, stirring constantly, or until onion is translucent

2. Add broth, rosemary and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 minutes

3. Stir in couscous and currants; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes

4. Fluff couscous lightly with a fork. Gently stir in apples; cover and let stand 3 minutes