Easy Lemon Couscous

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  • 20 hrs
  • Prep: 10 hrs,
  • Cook: 10 hrs
  • Yield: 6-8 servings
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Lemon couscous is one of the easiest and most flavorful couscous recipes. While some people are nervous about trying new things in the kitchen, this recipe should be undertaken fearlessly as it makes the perfect side dish for many meals.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

1. In a medium sauce pot, bring chicken broth, lemon juice, and lemon zest to a boil.

2. In a medium bowl, combine couscous and salt. Pour boiling broth over couscous and allow to sit, covered for 10 minutes, or until the broth is absorbed.

3. Fluff couscous with a fork and serve immediately.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 186
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Sodium 353 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 10 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)