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Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

Herbed Couscous

Flat-leafed parsley, garlic, and lemon juice come together with quick-cooking Herbed Couscous for a versatile, no-fuss side dish.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 191
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Sodium: 151mg
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