This simple side is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Use whatever tender herbs you have on hand. Parsley and cilantro make fine substitutions for mint.
It was so so so so good. AND very easy. OK, I'm a beginner and forgot the tablespoon of oil at the end - didn't miss it at all and, of course, it was much healthier without it! ALSO, I forgot to put the salt in when the couscous was cooking and so added 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt at end. That was plenty. It didn't need the extra quarter teaspoon. I used 1/2 fresh mint and 1/2 fresh cilantro. I added a bit more raisins since I like them. I didn't have the pomegranate but was delicious without it. I guess I could have tried to replace with dried cranberries. We gobbled this up. I can't believe how bland a cook I have been for decades. I wish I had discovered this magazine years earlier.
Outstanding! A perfect blend of textures and flavors -- lemony with a touch of sweetness in the raisins and tartness in the pomegranate.
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