Cranberry-Nut-Orange Couscous Recipe

Cranberry-Nut-Orange Couscous recipe:


  • 1 cup of Israeli couscous
  • 1 cup of dried cranberries
  • ½ cup of walnuts
  • ½ cup of almonds

Orange-Mandarin-Pineapple Dressing:

  • ½ cup of mandarin and pineapple juice
  • Some orange zest (in this case mandarin zest ;-))
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of orange muscat champagne vinegar
  • Salt and pepper as desired


Boil some water, add couscous, simmer for about 10-12 minutes, drain. Set aside.

Mix the nuts and the cranberries, add to the couscous. Mix well.

Mix the mandarin-pineapple juice, orange zest, oil, vinegar, add salt and pepper as you like.

Add the dressing to the couscous, mix well. (You can add the dressing ‘as you go’ during dinner.)

Eat it warm (perhaps with a salad of your choice) or cool it for a few hours for a cold couscous salad.april-8-mke-and-food-055


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