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Apple and Fig Couscous

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4.9 oz (140 g )
Amounts Per Serving
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 530mg 22%
Potassium 140mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g  
Protein 3g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 2% Iron 4 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300mg 375mg
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9  •  Carbohydrate 4  •  Protein 4

Yield: 12 Servings
Serving Size: 4.9 oz

Ingredients

Amount Ingredients
2 1/2 cups Water
2 1/2 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Mirepoix Base
10 oz. Couscous, Instant Style
4 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
2 cups Apples, Peeled, Seeded, Medium Diced
4 oz. Figs, Dried, Re-Hydrated in Hot Water, Cut in Half
1/4 cup Lemon Juice, Fresh
1 tsp. Cumin, Ground
1 tsp. Coriander, Ground
1 tsp. Cinnamon, Ground
1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp. Black Pepper, Cracked
1 cup Red Onions, Chopped Fine
2 Tbsp. Sage, Fresh Chopped
2 Tbsp. Parsley, Italian
2 Tbsp. Lemon Zest

Recommended Product: 9801 Gold Label Mirepoix Base

Directions

  1. In a 1 gallon saucepot, over medium high heat, combine water and Gold Label Mirepoix Base. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add couscous. Blend, turn off heat, cover until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
  3. In sauté pan over medium high heat, saute apples and figs in 2 Tbsp. oil for 1 minute until slightly tender. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, using a wire whip, combine lemon juice, 2 Tbsp. oil, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, salt and pepper until well blended.
  5. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold apple mixture, spice blend, onions, sage, parsley and lemon zest with couscous until well blended.

Chef's Tips

May use 10 ounces rice in place of cous cous.

No Gluten Ingredients

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