Sweet and Fruity Couscous


This sweet, fresh, and fruity couscous is a great lunchbox option, perfect for barbecues, and works well as a side dish or served with roasted Mediterranean vegetables.

  1. • 1 cup couscous
  2. • 1/2 cup cashew milk (like Provamel, if available)
  3. • 1 tsp cinnamon
  4. • 8 dates
  5. • 6 dried figs
  6. • 6 dried apricots
  7. • 4 tbsp raisins
  8. • 3 tbsp coarsely chopped almonds
  9. • 3 tbsp grated almond
  10. • 1 pomegranate
  11. • A couple of mint leaves
  12. • 1 tbsp of orange blossom water

Serves 6. Toothsomely Sweet Couscous is made using Provamel Cashew Drink.

  • Put the couscous in a large bowl and immerse in boiling water.
  • Cover the bowl and let the couscous swell up.
  • If the water is completely absorbed after 3-4 mins, you can mash the couscous with a fork and let it cool.
  • Smother the couscous with the cashew milk and stir in the cinnamon.
  • Cut the dates, figs, and apricots in pieces and mix with the raisins, almond, the orange blossom water and add everything to the couscous.
  • Cut the pomegranate in half and submerge it in water.
  • Loosen the seeds with your hands.
  • The seeds will sink to the bottom and the skin will float on the surface.
  • Remove the skin from the water and drain the water.
  • Add the seeds to the couscous.
  • Serve with a couple of leaves of mint.

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