Warm and Nutty Breakfast Couscous

Photo by Julia Gartland via Food52

Full of good carbs and protein rich seeds and nuts, this breakfast couscous is sweetened with ground cinnamon and maple syrup and is a great alternative to porridge. Makes for a perfect way to start your day.

Using Alexandra’s Israeli Couscous


1/2 cup Alexandra's Israeli Couscous

1/2 cup chopped mixed unsalted nuts: equal parts almonds, pecans, pistachios and walnuts (or anything you have on hand!)

2 Tbsp unsalted sunflower seeds

2-3 pinches cinnamon

3 Tbsp pure maple syrup, plus extra for serving

  1. In a small pan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil and add the couscous

  2. Remove from the heat for 5 minutes

  3. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well

  4. Drizzle each serving with a little extra maple syrup if desired

Serves 2

Recipe adapted from Food52: https://food52.com/recipes/2505-warm-and-nutty-breakfast-couscous