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Pomegranate stuffing

  • serves 6
  • Easy

This Middle Eastern-style stuffing looks beautiful with its pomegranate seeds, pistachios, apricots and cranberries and can be used to stuff and flavour a turkey or chicken. It is an easy alternative to a baked stuffing.

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Ingredients

  • vegetable or chicken stock 400ml
  • saffron a pinch
  • ready-to-eat apricots a handful, sliced into strips
  • Craisins or dried cranberries a handful
  • butter 50g
  • couscous 200g
  • shelled pistachios 50g, toasted and roughly chopped
  • pomegranate seeds a handful
  • coriander a small bunch, chopped

Method

  • Step 1

    Bring the veg stock to a simmer in a pan. Add saffron and apricots (and cranberries, if using) and stir. Simmer very gently for 2-3 minutes. 

  • Step 2

    Put the couscous, butter and ½ tsp salt in a bowl. Tip in the boiling stock, stir, then cover with clingfilm. Leave for 5 minutes, then fluff up with a fork and stir in pistachios, pomegranate and coriander.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 227
  • Carbs 27.2g
  • Protein 4.1g
  • Fat 12.1g
  • Salt 0.84g
  • Fibre 1g
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