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Couscous With Pine Nuts and Currants

Vickie Parks


This is really easy to make and quite delicious.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c
    chopped shallots (3 to 4 shallots)
  • 3 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    toasted pine nuts (pignolis)
  • 1/4 c
    dried currants
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

How to Make Couscous With Pine Nuts and Currants


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan. Add the shallots and cook them over medium-low heat for 3 minutes, until translucent.
  2. Add the chicken stock, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat. Stir in the couscous, cover the pan, and set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the pine nuts, currants, and parsley and fluff with a fork to combine.

    Serve hot.

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About Couscous With Pine Nuts and Currants

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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