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Curried Couscous with Dried Cherries

Nikole's Kitchen
This quick side dish comes together in under 10 minutes and is full of bold curry flavor!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 2 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 1/2 Cups Couscous
  • 1 Tbsp Grass-fed Butter
  • 1 1/4 Tsp Curry Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Tumeric
  • 1/3 Cup Toasted Pine Nuts
  • 1/2 Cup Dried Cherries
  • 2 Tbsp Scallions chopped
  • 3 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tsp Honey


  • In a medium saucepot bring to a boil the stock, curry powder, onion powder, tumeric, salt and butter.
  • Once boiling, turn off the heat, add the couscous and cover the pot.
  • Let it sit covered for 5 minutes. Then remove the cover and fluff the couscous with a fork.
  • Add the dried cherries, toasted pinenuts and scallions to the couscous.
  • Next, add the lemon juice, olive oil, honey and a pinch of salt to a container and shake until combined. Pour the mixture over the couscous and fluff everything together.
  • Enjoy hot or cold!
Keyword Couscous, Curry, Dried Cherries, Healthy Recipe, Pine Nuts, Side Dish