Monday, August 2, 2010

Coucous with Dried Cranberries and Pine Nuts

Couscous with Dried Cranberries and Pine Nuts

1 14/ c. water
2 tsp. canola or olive oil
juice of half a lemon
1 c. instant whole-wheat couscous
1/3 c. dried cranberries
1/4 c. chopped parsley
1/4 c. pine nuts, toasted
zest of half a lemon
1/4 c. feta cheese, crumbled
salt and pepper to taste

1. In a medium pot over medium heat, bring water, oil, and lemon juice to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover, and let sit, covered, for five minutes.

2. Remove lid and fluff with a fork. Add cranberries, parsley, pine nuts, and lemon zest. Using a rubber spatula, gently incorporate the ingredients.

3. Either put in a serving bowl or on individual plates or bowls. Top with feta and serve.

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