Herbed Couscous

Herbed CouscousRecipe
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
Flat-leafed parsley, garlic, and lemon juice come together with quick-cooking Herbed Couscous for a versatile, no-fuss side dish.


Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 191
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Sodium 151 mg


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


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.


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