427 – Breakfast Couscous Parfait / كسكس بارفي

Try this barley couscous parfait for breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 4-5 large dates
  • 4-5 large dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey (to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom (to taste)
  • 2 cups cooked barley couscous, cold
  • 2 cups unsweetened plain Greek yogurt
  • Raw walnuts and almonds, chopped

Directions

A- Prepare the Date and Apricot Topping
1- First, remove the pits and tips of the dates
2- Slice the apricots and dates into bite size strips
3- in a saucepan combine the dates and apricots, orange juice, honey, and ground cardamom. Mix
4- Cook, on medium heat, for around 10 minutes or until the dates and apricots soften and the sauce becomes syrupy.

B- Prepare the Belboula
1- Watch my video on how to prepare store-bought barley couscous the express way!

C- Make the Parfait
5- In a cup place the cold barley couscous (belboula) first
6- Add unsweetened Greek yogurt
7- Add the cooked dates and apricots
8- And top with chopped raw almonds and walnuts
Bon appetite!