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Breakfast Couscous

Heavenly Home Cooking
This healthy, delicious and easy breakfast recipe is a great alternative to oatmeal. It is packed with nutritious ingredients and hearty enough to keep you satisfied all morning!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 264 kcal


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups dry couscous
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds toasted


  • Toast almonds in a skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned on all sides. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan over high heat, combine the water, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey. Stir and bring mixture to boiling.
  • Once boiling, add couscous, turn off heat, cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Remove cover, and fluff couscous with a fork until granules begin to separate. Stir in the dates, cherries and almonds.
  • Serve with honey, brown sugar and milk or cream.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 264kcal (13%)

Nutritional information provided is for one serving and is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Total Servings 8 servings
Keyword easy recipe, healthy recipe
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