Valley Fig Growers

California Fig & Pistachio Couscous

Makes about 7 cups (7 servings)

Ingredients

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 

1 teaspoon salt 

1 box (10 oz.) couscous 

1 1/2 cups (about 6 oz.) Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs, thinly sliced 

1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon  

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 

1/2 cup shelled pistachios, chopped 

1/4 cup chopped green onions 

1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil  

Directions

  1. Combine 2 1/4 cups water, oil and salt in medium saucepan; bring to boil. Remove from heat; stir in couscous, figs, and spices. Cover; let stand until water is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and fluff with fork. Cool completely. Stir in nuts, green onions and basil.
 

Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 297
  • % Calories from Fat 11%
  • Fat 7
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Protein 8
  • Carbohydrates 50
  • Fiber 6
  • Iron 2
  • Sodium 337
  • Calcium 64
  • Potassium 312