You are here: Home » Recipes » Cherry Almond Couscous Cherry Almond Couscous Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 6 servings If fruits were jewels, then cherries would be the crown jewel of the produce world. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup water1 cup orange or apple juice1 1/2 cups uncooked couscous1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1/2 cup pitted cherry halves1/4 cup dried cherries1/4 cup sliced almonds Juice of 1 lemon Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley Instructions In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, bring the water and juice to a boil. Add couscous and stir into the liquid. Turn off the heat, add the oil, cherries, almonds, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Cover tightly and let sit on the burner 10 minutes. Remove the cover, stir to fluff the couscous. Stir in the parsley. Serve warm or chilled the following day.