Mesfouf Qsentena - Sweet Couscous With Dates & Nuts
10 mins (prep 10)
8 ingredients
6-8 servings
This dish is a regional speciality of an area of Algeria called Constantine. For best results, use freshly steamed couscous. This dish is often served with laben aka buttermilk. You can substitute raisins for the dates, just soak them for 5 mins in hot water.

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Serving Size (277.17 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 1258.4 Calories from Fat 520.2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 57.8g 533.54%
Saturated Fat 18.36g 550.91%
Trans Fat 0.44g %
Cholesterol 62.8mg 125.6%
Sodium 297.79mg 74.45%
Total Carbohydrate 160.9g 321.81%
Dietary Fiber 13.92 g 334.0%
Sugars 23.47 g %
Protein 29.64g 355.63%
Vitamin A 802.07IU% Vitamin C 0.65mg%
Calcium 114.19mg% Iron 3.56mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4