Spiced Couscous with Rhubarb and Figs
Rhubarb's claim to fame may be being served alongside strawberries in a pie, but the tart vegetable can have a place in savory dishes, too, if you pair it with the right ingredients.
Why this dish isn't the same old: You may be familiar with putting raisins, cranberries and other fruits in couscous, but adding rhubarb to the grain is unusual—and all of a sudden a standard side seems just a bit like a treat.
The supporting cast: Dried mission figs, cinnamon, cloves and slivered almonds.
Get the recipe: Spiced Couscous with Rhubarb and Figs