Instant Pot Couscous with Figs and Almonds

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recipe by Pamela Ellgen

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    8mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    231

This simple side dish is delicious served warm or chilled. I like to take it to the beach for picnics or serve it warm alongside a roast in the late fall.

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/couscous-with-figs-and-almonds/

recipe updated Jul 8, 2020

Ingredients

  • Vegetable broth icon
    Vegetable broth
    4 cups (884g)
  • Dried mint icon
    Dried mint
    1 tsp (0g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Slivered almonds icon
    Slivered almonds
    about ½ cup (52g)
  • Dried onion icon
    Dried onion
    2 tbsp (30g)
  • Couscous icon
    Couscous
    2 cups (317g)
  • Dried figs icon
    Dried figs
    about ½ cup (76g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add vegetable broth, dried mint, ground cinnamon, sea salt, slivered almonds, dried onion, couscous and dried figs to the inner pot
  2. Stir until combined
  3. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  4. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 3 min
  5. Natural release - 5 min
  6. Quick release
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