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Moraccan Mint Couscous

Courtesy of Numi Organic Tea.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

    • 2 tea bags Numi
    • Moroccan Mint
    • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 tomato, seeded and finely chopped
    • 2 Tbsp. black raisins
    • ½ cup cooked or canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
    • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
    • ¼ tsp. saffron threads
    • 1 tsp. salt
    • 2 cups cooked couscous

      Directions:

        1. Steep 2 tea bags of Moroccan Mint in ½ cup boiling water for 10 minutes and set aside.
        2. Sauté onions and garlic in oil over medium heat until golden.
        3. Add tomato, raisins, chickpeas, saffron, cinnamon, and salt. Cook 5 minutes.
        4. Add strained tea and simmer another 3 minutes. Blend mixture with couscous.
        5. Serve warm or at room temperature.

          Servings:

          Makes 4 Servings

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