Cool Couscous with Fruit & Nuts


  • 2 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup dried mixed fruit, or fresh tropical fruit, if desired
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted nuts, cashews or any nut, chopped


  • Combine couscous and salt in large bowl. Add boiling water. Cover and let stand 8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Combine juice and oil and add to couscous. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Add fruit and cashews or nuts of choice.


  • SERVINGS: 12
  • SOURCE: Adapted from Cooking Light