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Saffron Whole Wheat Couscous

Pungent saffron—the world’s costliest spice—is prized for its deep, golden color and subtle flavor.

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Pungent saffron—the world’s costliest spice—is prized for its deep, golden color and subtle flavor.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white wine or hot vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp. saffron threads
  • 2 cups vegetable broth, boiling
  • 2 cups quick-cook, whole wheat couscous
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbs. chopped flat-leaf parsley

Preparation

Place wine and saffron in small bowl, and set aside for 10 minutes.

In small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous, apricots, walnuts, parsley and saffron mixture. Stir to mix well. Cover, remove from heat and set aside for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 309
  • Carbohydrate Content 60 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 8 g
  • Protein Content 10 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 14 mg
  • Sugar Content 8 g