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Herbed Couscous

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Flat-leafed parsley, garlic, and lemon juice come together with quick-cooking Herbed Couscous for a versatile, no-fuss side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 191
  • fat 3.2 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • sodium 151 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in parsley, butter, garlic, lemon juice, kosher salt, and pepper.

Cook's Notes

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