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Summer Couscous

jmn

"This is a couscous recipe packed with fresh summer veggies. It goes really well with grilled salmon to make a light and flavorful meal."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 137 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Place the chicken broth in a small saucepan over medium heat and heat until just about to boil.
  2. Place the couscous in a bowl; stir the warm chicken broth and 2 tablespoons olive oil into the couscous. Add the tomatoes, red onion, green onions, cucumber, parsley, and lemon juice. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to steam for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff the couscous with a fork. Stir to mix the vegetables evenly through the dish. Season with salt and pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 137 calories; 7.1 g fat; 16.2 g carbohydrates; 2.8 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 226 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Love this dish! My husband who is not a fan of couscous or cucumbers requests this dish on a regular basis. It is just that good. I will sometimes add a cup of cooked chopped chicken breast m...

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I would suggest cooking the couscous the way the directions on the box say to do it. I tried cooking it the way this recipe called for and it was slightly crunchy and chewy. Thank goodness I had...

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Love this dish! My husband who is not a fan of couscous or cucumbers requests this dish on a regular basis. It is just that good. I will sometimes add a cup of cooked chopped chicken breast m...

I made this for dinner guests last evening. It was an excellent compliment to blackened tuna! Actually, I simplified the recipe further. I use Good Seasons Italian dressing (the kind made in it'...

So good! I used quinoa instead or orzo or couscous and added in shrimp and spinach.

This was a super easy and good recipe.. I used Orzo pasta as my toddler really likes it. I just cooked the pasta and added a bit of lemon juice to the whole thing.

I would suggest cooking the couscous the way the directions on the box say to do it. I tried cooking it the way this recipe called for and it was slightly crunchy and chewy. Thank goodness I had...

I loved this...easy and tasty. I used the multicolor couscous. I added carrot. I didn't have parsley but I did have cilantro....which I love...and I thought it added so much to the dish. I'...

Talk about a burst of fresh flavors in your mouth!!!! Love it and it was a huge hit! Wouldn't change a thing!!!

Made this as a main dish for my husband and self: added some leftover black beans, increased the amount of tomatoes, cucumber, and feta cheese. Did not increase olive oil, but added a tablespoon...

Made this tonight, it was absolutely delicious! I will definitely make again! I doubled the recipe but followed it almost to a T... Couldn't find plain couscous so I used the Olive Oil and Roa...