Couscous with Fresh Cilantro and Lemon Juice

5
Servings
10m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In


"This easy and simple couscous is a perfect side for a tagine. If you don't like the flavor of cilantro, try using fresh mint or parsley. For added flavor use broth for the water."

Original recipe yields 5 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (182.2 g)
  • Calories 311
  • Total Fat - 7.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.5 mg
  • Sodium - 310.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 51.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.4 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 8.6 g
  • Calcium - 28.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and turmeric; stir 1 minute.

Step 2

Add water, lemon zest, and coarse salt; bring to boil.

Step 3

Remove pan from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover; let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.

Step 4

Fluff with fork; mix in cilantro and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Step 5

Serve.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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MsPia

Nice and fresh summer dish.I added a little butter.Served it as a side dish for grilled fish.

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(8 Aug 2014)