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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, bring the chicken broth to boiling; stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork. Cover and set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; reserving 1 tablespoon bacon drippings in the skillet. Cook garlic in bacon drippings in skillet over medium heat for 30 seconds. Add celery and onion; cook about 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in apricots, thyme, lemon peel, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.

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  • In a large bowl, toss together the vegetable mixture and couscous. Crumble bacon; add bacon, spinach, and pine nuts to couscous mixture. Stir in just enough of the apricot nectar to moisten the couscous. Serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

219 calories; 7 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 226 mg sodium. 270 mg potassium; 33 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 7 g protein; 923 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 30 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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