Cherry Couscous
A Kitchen Muse: 
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
 
A sweet side dish - perfect for grilled pork chops!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pitted cherries
  • ½ cup sliced green onion
  • ⅓ cup dry-roasted almonds, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Place couscous in a large bowl.
  2. Add ¾ cup boiling water; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Uncover and fluff with a fork.
  4. Stir in 2 tablespoons oil, salt, cherries, and remaining ingredients.
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2012/06/24/cherry-couscous/