Mixed Berry Couscous

Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
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Mixed Berry Couscous


  • 1 cup instant couscous
  • 2 cups apple and cranberry juice (no sugar added)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 9 ounces raspberries
  • 9 ounces blueberries
  • 9 ounces strawberries, halved
  • 7 ounces low-fat Greek yogurt or regular yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • fresh mint leaves, to garnsih

1. Place the couscous in a bowl. Pour the juice into a saucepan and add the cinnamon stick. Cover and bring to a boil.

2. Remove from heat and pour over couscous. Cover couscous mixture with plastic wrap and let sit for about 5 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed.

3. Remove and discard the cinnamon stick. Separate the grains of couscous with a fork, then gently fold in the zest and most of the berries.

4. Spoon the couscous mixture into four serving bowls and sprinkle with the remaining berries.

5. Top with a generous dollop of yogurt and drizzle with the syrup. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition information per serving: calories 343; protein 9 g; carbohydrates 70 g; total fat 3 g; dietary fiber 7 g; sodium 35 mg

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