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Citrus Couscous


   Serving Size:
1/4 cup is a grain for a 1-5 year old at lunch/supper


1 1/2 cups




1 large orange(s)
3/4 cup water
2 1/2 tsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup couscous, dry
1 thinly sliced green onion

Using zester or vegetable peeler, remove zest on orange, and set zest aside. Squeeze the juice from the orange and set that aside as well. In a medium saucepan, combine water, olive oil or butter, and salt. Bring to a boil add fresh orange juice. Remove the pan from heat and stir in couscous until completely mixed. Cover the pot and let stand for 5-7 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork until separated and then stir in the reserved orange zest. Cover until ready to serve, and fluff again right before serving. Sprinkle green onion on couscous before serving.



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