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Sweet & Sour Couscous

  • Author: Kelly


  • 1kg of dried whole wheat couscous
  • 3 cups of dried pitted prunes
  • 3 cups of dried pitted apricots
  • 2 cups of dried golden raisins
  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 20 mini potatoes
  • Cinnamon
  • Cumin
  • Salt & pepper
  • Turmeric
  • 1 large lemon juice
  • 2 cups of shaved almonds


  1. Bake dried fruits at 350 degrees for 40 minutes with 3 cups of water and 1 tbsp of cinnamon. They should be caramelized. Cook for 10 more minutes if they are too watery.
  2. Cut potatoes and squash in pieces. Boil until lightly firm
  3. Bake veggies at 400 for 1:30 with 3 tbsp of cinnamon, 2 tbsp of cumin and 2 tbsp of turmeric, salt and pepper to taste. Add 2 cup of water.
  4. Present couscous with caramelized dried fruits and shaved almonds  on top. Add a dish with the roasted veggies on the side.
  5. Cook the couscous as indicated on the pack. Add olive oil and the lemon juice at the end and mix with a fork.
  6. Enjoy warm!

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