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Whole-Wheat Couscous with Parmesan and Peas

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"Lemon zest is a delicious accent to nutty Parmesan in this Italian-inspired couscous, an almost-instant side dish."
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20 m servings 181 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 x 2/3-cup servings)


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  1. Combine broth, water and oil in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and remove from heat. Cover and let plump for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook peas on the stovetop or in the microwave according to package directions.
  3. Add the peas, dill, lemon zest, salt and pepper to the couscous; mix gently and fluff with a fork. Serve hot, sprinkled with cheese.


  • By © Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 181 calories; 3.9 g fat; 27.1 g carbohydrates; 8.9 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 207 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Overall I think this is a good, healthy recipe. I just don't think I personally like whole wheat cous cous much. Would like to try with another kind possibly.

I didn't make any changes and unfortunately no one liked it. It was tasteless. I decided to add some garlic and tarragon which improved the flavor somewhat, but it probably would have been mor...