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Apricot & Mint Couscous

Ingredients:

  • 1  3/4 cups water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1  1/2 cup couscous (I used Israeli couscous from Trader Joe's, but any kind is fine)
  • 4 fresh apricots
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Cut the apricots into a small dice and set aside
  2. In a saucepan, bring water, oil, honey, and cumin to a boil and stir in couscous.
  3. Immediately remove the pan from heat, add the apricots to the couscous, and let stand, covered for 5 minutes.
  4. Fluff couscous with a fork and stir in mint, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve warm or chilled.
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