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Lemon Couscous

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars
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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
Original recipe yields 3 servings

Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 225 calories; 7.2 33.2 7 12 549 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My first couscous, yum!

Most helpful critical review

I made the recipe as is and it was just okay. There was not a real taste to it warm. The next day I added some oil and vinegar, chick peas, and green onion to made it into a cold salad. I liked ...

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My first couscous, yum!

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 ...

This was different and I enjoyed it with fish.

I made the recipe as is and it was just okay. There was not a real taste to it warm. The next day I added some oil and vinegar, chick peas, and green onion to made it into a cold salad. I liked ...

Wonderful alternative to rice or potato side dishes. Great o a bed of fish. This is a go-to recipe for us. Made exactly as stated, no alterations. Delicious! Thank you.

Perfect fresh and zesty lemon flavor. I served it over fresh sautéed spinach placing a salmon filet with lemon slices. Yummy!

I really liked the lemon. in this. I followed the recipe as written except I didn't have pine nuts. I also had to add just a little more water because it was sticking. will definitely make again!

Thanks redveeder for this recipe. This was my first time making couscous and it was great. I did not have the pimentos, pine nuts, or fresh parsley so I made it without and it was still great.