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Couscous, Fruited (D/P, TNT)
Source: Elliott Roesen
Serves: 6

12 ounce box couscous
2 cups Farm Rich or half-and-half
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon margarine
3 ounce dried blueberries
3 ounce dried cranberries
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
2 to 3 bananas, sliced
1/4 to 1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
1 to 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

In a large pot, bring to the boil the Farm Rich, honey, margarine, and couscous, stirring.

Add the dried fruit and stirring, return to the boil and remove pot from the stove.

Cover and let it stand for 5 minutes.

Fluff the couscous, and add the vanilla, almond extract, bananas, almonds, cardamom, and brown sugar, mixing well.

Let it sit and serve at room temperature.

Poster's Notes:
My cousin Roberta served this at one of her parties, and when I begged for the recipe she had me call the caterer, Elliott, and ask for it. He's a famous Norfolk, Virginia caterer, and this is one of his popular dishes.

Posted by Sheilah Kaufman

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A