Recipes  Side Dish  

Couscous & Apples

Couscous & Apples

Couscous & Apples


  • Serves
    4 to 6

  • Prep Time
    20 minutes

  • Cook Time
    25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pink lady apples, cored, chopped
  • ¼ cup + 3 TB olive oil, divided
  • ½ tsp sumac
  • ¼ tsp cayenne
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ½ cup pearled couscous
  • ¼ cup rosemary leaves
  • 5 small sunchokes, scrubbed clean
  • 2 TB apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted, plus more for garnish
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 375ºF.
  2. Make the rosemary oil. In a small saucepan, heat ¼ cup oil over medium heat. Gently add all of the rosemary. When the oil is no longer bubbling, strain the oil and reserve. Transfer the fried rosemary onto a paper towel-lined plate and salt lightly.
  3. Roast the apples. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, toss apples with 3 TB oil, sumac, cayenne and onion powder. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then roast until soft, 20 minutes. Set aside.
  4. In a pot of boiling salted water, add couscous cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Strain and rinse with cold water.
  5. Thinly slice sunchokes then toss in a mixing bowl with vinegar to prevent oxidizing.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, combine apples, couscous, sunchoke mixture and almonds. Season with 2 to 3 TB of rosemary oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with fried rosemary, almonds and black pepper.

In this recipe

Organic Everyday Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml)

Regular price From $19.95
Regular price Sale price From $19.95
70 reviews

Our newest extra virgin olive oil, developed specifically cooking and baking.

Original Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml)

Regular price From $29.95
Regular price Sale price From $29.95
622 reviews

Our highest polyphenol EVOO straight from Southern Greece.

Original EVOO Gifting Set

Regular price $89.95
Regular price Sale price $89.95
622 reviews

Our highest polyphenol extra virgin olive oil complete with chic, white Kosterina gift bags.

Original EVOO & Balsamic Vinegar Duo

Regular price $43.90
Regular price Sale price $43.90
622 reviews

Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar: a match made in the Mediterranean.