Lemon Couscous

Lemon Couscous

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"This is light and fresh and accompanies fish (i.e. habanero-lime butter grilled salmon) and chicken well. It is a refreshing change to the rice or potato side dish, and everyone always loves it."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 225 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 225 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 549 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Stir chicken broth, lemon juice, lemon zest, butter, and salt together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add couscous to the liquid and stir to coat completely. Place a cover on the saucepan, remove from heat, and let couscous soak in hot liquid until the moisture is mostly absorbed, about 5 minutes.
  2. Fluff couscous with a fork. Stir pimento peppers, pine nuts, and parsley into the couscous.

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My first couscous, yum!

This was different and I enjoyed it with fish.

This recipe is so easy to make and has a fresh vibrant taste from the lemon and parsley. Instead of jarred pimento I used fresh baby sweet red & yellow peppers which gave it a nice crunch. I ...

I just made the couscous but it has a lot of flavor and was super easy!

Delicious!! I will make this over and over. Served it with Tilapia. I followed the recipe closely, although I substituted some things using what I had on hand. I used fresh, diced red peppers in...

I made it as is and loved it

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