Cardamom Couscous

  • Yield: 4 servings


1tablespoon olive oil
1/2medium onion, chopped
3-- cardamom pods
1teaspoon ground cumin
2cups Israeli couscous
4cups water or vegetable broth
-- Salt


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Add onions, cardamom pods and cumin and saute 3 minutes to soften.
  2. Add couscous and saute, stirring often to coat with oil and spices. Add 1 cup water and stir to combine with couscous. Cook, stirring, often until liquid is absorbed. Continue to add 1 cup liquid at a time and simmer stirring often until all liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender. Serve with Curried Spring Vegetables. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 329
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat .49g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 9mg
  • Carbohydrate 67g
  • Fiber 11g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 11g