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I'm always thinking up new ways to prepare hot cereal in the morning. Here's another one for you to try! For maximum health benefits, use whole wheat couscous. For a vegan version, try almond milk or soy milk!
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- 1 1/4 cups milk
- 1/2 cup couscous
- 1 pinch salt
- 1/2 teaspoon rose water or 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 tablespoons dried fruit, chopped (dates, raisins, figs, etc.)
- sugar or honey, for sweetening, to taste
- ground cardamom
- 2 tablespoons toasted almonds or 2 tablespoons roasted pistachios
- fresh sliced strawberry (optional)
- milk (optional) or cream (optional)
- 1Bring the milk to the boil without scorching.
- 2As soon as the milk starts to boil, stir in the couscous with a fork. Add a pinch of salt.
- 3Reduce heat, cover and cook on low for 4 minutes.
- 4Remove from heat and stir in the rose water or almond extract.
- 5Garnish couscous with dried fruit, sugar, cardamom and nuts. If you wish, add a few slices of strawberries to each serving.
- 6Also, you can pour a little bit of milk or cream on top.
- 7Serve hot.
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Nutritional Facts for Couscous for Breakfast!
Serving Size: 1 (253 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 343.5
- Calories from Fat 94
- Total Fat 10.4 g
- Saturated Fat 3.8 g
- Cholesterol 21.3 mg
- Sodium 159.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 50.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
- Sugars 0.4 g
- Protein 12.7 g
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