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Couscous with Apples and Pecans

Kate Shungu
Couscous with Apples and Pecans is an easy side dish that is full of fall flavor! Choose your favorite apple for mixing into it.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 260 kcal


  • ½ cup apple cider or apple juice
  • ½ cup water
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup couscous
  • cup chopped and toasted pecans
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 Pink Lady or Honeycrisp apple, chopped


  • Place the apple cider/apple juice, water, and sea salt in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. 
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the couscous. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. 
  • Meanwhile, place the pecans, scallions, and chopped apple to a medium bowl. 
  • Stir in the couscous once its cooked. Serve warm, cold, or at room temperature.


Toasted almonds or toasted walnuts would be delicious in this recipe, too!


Calories: 260kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 445mgPotassium: 209mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 114IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
Keyword couscous, couscous with apples and pecans
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