Pair pearl couscous with cherries and spinach for a delicious side salad featuring dried fruits and nuts. Serve this salad in under 30 minutes!
Course Side Dish
Keyword Pearl Couscous with Cherries and Spinach
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 5minutes
Total Time 20minutes
Author Ali Randall
1/2cup dried cherries
1/2 cup baby spinach, chopped
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/2 tablespoonfig infused or white balsamic vinegar
In a medium pot bring the water and orange juice to a boil. Add the couscous and olive oil. Cover and reduce the heat to low and allow the couscous to cook for about 8 minutes until almost cooked through.
Stir in the cherries and continue cooking until couscous is tender, about 3 to 4 minutes longer. Remove the pot from the stove and allow it to cool completely.
Add the spinach, almonds and couscous mixture to a boil. Add in the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and stir to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.