Harvest Couscous

  • Yield: 4 servings


2cups water
1cup apple or orange juice
2teaspoons pure olive oil
2teaspoons curry powder
1tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
2teaspoons grated ginger root
1 1/2cups uncooked couscous
2medium apples, diced (Granny Smith, Gala, or Fuji apples)
1/2cup raisins
1/4cup dried cranberries
1/2cup toasted walnut or pecan pieces
2tablespoons chopped fresh mint or parsley
1/2teaspoon cayenne pepper
Juice of 1 lemon
1cup cooked lentils, optional


  1. Bring water, juice, oil, curry powder, tamari or soy sauce and gingerroot to a boil in a nonreactive saucepan over high heat. Place couscous in a large nonreactive bowl and pour boiling liquid over it. Tightly cover with aluminum foil and let sit 30 minutes or until couscous is softened and water absorbed. Then add remaining ingredients and toss to combine.