Cranberry Couscous Pilaf

Cranberry Couscous Pilaf
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: Freezer Bag Cooking, Insulated Mug Method
Author: Sarah
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 1
Description Sweet/savory pilaf
Ingredients
  • 1 c couscous
  • 1⁄3 c dried cranberries
  • 2 T diced dried onion
  • 2 t low sodium chicken or vegetable bouillon
  • 1⁄4 t ground black pepper
  • 1 T olive oil (1 packet)
  • 1 1⁄2 c water
Instructions
  1. At home pack the dry ingredients in a quart freezer or sandwich bag. Pack the oil with the bag.
  2. FBC method:
  3. Add 1 1/2 cups near boiling water and oil. Stir well, seal tightly and put in a cozy for 10 minutes. Fluff up.
  4. Mug method:
  5. Add 1 1/2 cups boiling water and oil to the dry ingredients. Stir well, cover tightly and let sit for 10 minutes. Fluff up.
  6. Add salt to taste, if desired.
Notes
More protein option: 1 5-ounce can or 7-ounce pouch of chicken added with the water step.