Carrot juice colors the couscous a vibrant orange, creating an impressive yet simple side dish. You can prepare the couscous a day ahead and reheat it in the microwave before serving.
2/3 cup carrot juice
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup uncooked couscous
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
How to Make It
Bring first 4 ingredients to a simmer over medium-high heat; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Drizzle with oil; fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with chives; toss to combine.