Cranberry Orange Couscous

Truly a change of pace for breakfast!

1 cup skim milk or almond milk
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
1 cup couscous
2 tblsp raisins or currents
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
3/4 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
3 tblsp honey
3 tblsp water
1 or 2 medium oranges, peeled, sectioned and cut up or
1 can mandarin oranges
1-2 tblsp slivered almonds

In a medium sauce pan, combine milk, cinnamon,nutmeg & allspice. Bring to boiling over medium heat. Add couscous and raisins/currents. Cover then remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in orange juice and fluff with a fork.

Meanwhile, in a small pan stir together cranberries, honey and water. Cook over low heat for 4-5 minutes or until the cranberry skin begins to pop (frozen cranberries will not pop). Remove from heat and gently stir in orange pieces & almonds.

To serve, spoon warm couscous into individual serving bowls. Top each with warm cranberry-orange mixture. Garnish with orange peel strips. Serve immediately!

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

Other recipes by Country Victorian B&B:
Peach & Raspberry Cobbler

Recipe Provided By:
Country Victorian B&B
Middlebury, IN

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