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Easy Moroccan Couscous recipe

Easy Moroccan Couscous Recipe

This couscous recipe will pair up nicely with Greek meatballs, Grilled chicken breasts, salmon, or a wheat berry salad.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side dish
Servings 6 servings
Calories 230 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons pure olive oil
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • cups couscous
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup raisins, regular or yellow
  • ½ cup toasted, almonds, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped


  • Heat to medium-high a large saucepan. Add olive oil, garlic, spices, and onions. Cook the onions until clear, occasionally stirring them – about 5 minutes.
  • Add the broth. Cover saucepan and let come to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat, stir in the couscous. Let stand for 10 minutes, or until the broth has been absorbed by the couscous.
  • Before serving stir in almonds, parsley, and raisins.


Calories: 230kcal
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