Pear Almond Couscous Courtesy Of: Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service Pear Almond Couscous 24 Between 3 cups and 1-1/2 quarts Chicken stock 2/3 cup Raisins 3 tablespoons Butter 1 tablespoon Ground cumin 1 tablespoon Salt 1 teaspoon Ground black pepper 1 pound 8 ounces Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, diced, drained 3 cups Instant couscous 1/3 cup Cilantro, fresh, chopped 3 tablespoons Lemon juice 1 cup Almonds, toasted, sliced Please note, different brands of instant couscous require different amounts of liquid; consult the pack for exact amounts.

Combine stock, raisins, butter, cumin, salt and pepper; bring to a boil.

Remove from heat; stir in pear and remaining ingredients, except almonds.

Cover; let rest 10 minutes. Stir to fluff.

Keep warm in a counter pan or cool and reheat per order.

Sprinkle couscous with almonds just before service or garnish each order.