Moroccan-Style Couscous

To cut prep time, we used already-cut matchstick carrots. You can find them in the produce section of the supermarket. Regular couscous can be substituted for whole wheat couscous, if desired.


8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 140
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Protein 4.9 g
Carbohydrate 30.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 295 mg
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Fiber 4.6 g
Calcium 22 mg


1 (14-ounce) can vegetable broth
2 cups matchstick-cut carrots
1/3 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous


Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or until carrots are tender.

Gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2004
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