Mint Couscous with Raisins and Almonds

Let Bigelow's Mint Medley Herbal Tea perk up your couscous salad.

25-30 Minutes
Serves 6


  • 2 ½ cups (625mL) water, boiling
  • 8 Bigelow Mint Medley® Herbal Tea Bags
  • 2 teaspoons (10mL) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon (5mL) salt
  • 1 cup (250mL) couscous
  • ½ cup (125mL) raisins
  • ¼ cup (60mL) slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons (30mL) fresh mint leaves, chopped


In a saucepan, add water and tea bags, steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags; add olive oil, salt and combine until mixed. In a large bowl, place couscous and cover with mint tea mixture. Cover and let stand about 20 minutes. Remove cover and fluff with a fork; add raisins, almonds and fresh mint. Toss well and serve with chicken or shrimp.

May we suggest Green Tea with Lemon - Case of 6 boxes- total of 120 teabags to pair with this recipe?
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