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Calypso Couscous

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  • 1 1/2 c Orange Juice
  • 1 c Water
  • 1 pk (12-oz) couscous
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1 Navel orange; peeled and diced
  • 2 Kiwi fruit; peeled and diced
  • 2 ts Lime juice
  • 2 tb Snipped fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 c Pine nuts; lightly toasted


Date: Tue, 25 Jun 1996 09:53:47 EDT In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the orange juice and water to a boil. Stir in the couscous and oil. Remove from the heat. Cover, let stand for 30 minutes. In a large bowl, toss the couscous with the oranges, kiwi fruit, lime juice, mint and pine nuts. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve. Servings: 4
Per serving: 237 calories, 6.8 g fat, (24% of calories), 0 mg cholesterol, 9 mg sodium, 7 g dietary fiber.
NOTE: I prefer this well chilled. If I don't have pine nuts, I substitute walnuts or pecans.
EAT-L Digest 24 June 1996
From the EAT-L recipe list. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive,