Curried Currant Couscous Pilaf

Curried Currant Couscous PilafRecipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

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Nutritional Information

Calories 231
Fat 3.8 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Satfat 275 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
1/4 teaspoon curry powder
1 cup uncooked couscous
1 1/4 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup dried currants
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add shallots and curry powder; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in couscous; sauté 1 minute. Add broth, currants, and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in parsley.