Saffron and Raisin Couscous with Fresh Mint




Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon saffron
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups couscous
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

Procedure

  1. In a saucepan, bring the 2 cups of water to a boil and add the saffron.
  2. Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Return the pan to the heat, return to a boil, and mix in the olive oil, salt, couscous, and raisins.
  4. Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 30 minutes.
  5. Top with the fresh mint.
Makes 8 servings.

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