Pearled Couscous with Raisins, Almonds and Feta

Good morning Darlings,

It has crunch.  It has tang.  It has sweetness.  All anchored in warm couscous.

Pearled Couscous with Raisins, Almonds and Feta

A delightful, light side that goes with everything
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: almonds, anoldiebutafoodie, couscous, feta, raisins, Wegman's
Servings: 6
Calories: 271kcal


  • 1/2 cup almonds chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger finely minced
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 3 oz feta cheese
  • 1 cup pearled couscous
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Bring water to a boil. Thrown in couscous and a bit of salt. Cook at a low boil for 10-12 minutes.
  • Let sit for five minutes to absorb
  • Heat the olive oil. Once heated, saute the garlic and the ginger for about two minutes. If you need to lower the heat to prevent burning, do so.
  • Add the almonds and toast over low heat for 5 minutes. Throw in raisins and cook for another 2-3 minutes
  • Mix in the cooked couscous and throw in the feta
  • Serve immediately


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 1mg
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