Sweet Couscous with Stewed Fruit

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6Ingredients
30Minutes
550Calories

Ingredients

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  • 8 ounces mixed dried fruit (such as apricots, peaches, pears and prunes)
  • 1/2 orange rind
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 2/3 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups couscous
  • 1/4 cup currants
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    Directions

    1. Place mixed dried fruit in a large bowl. Cover with water and soak for several hours or overnight.
    2. Place fruit and soaking water in a saucepan. Add orange rind and cinnamon stick and bring gently to a boil on medium heat.
    3. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes, until fruit is soft and plump. Drain and set fruit aside and pour liquid back into pan. Boil on high heat 5 minutes, until syrupy and reduced by half.
    4. Meanwhile, strain orange juice into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and cover and remove from heat. Stand 5 minutes. Fold in currants and stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
    5. To serve, pile couscous into serving bowls, top with fruit and spoon over syrup.
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    NutritionView More

    550Calories
    Sodium1% DV15mg
    Fat2% DV1g
    Protein27% DV14g
    Carbs42% DV126g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories550Calories from Fat9
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat1g2%
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium15mg1%
    Potassium810mg23%
    Protein14g27%
    Calories from Fat9
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate126g42%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Sugars42g84%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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