Lemon Couscous


Notes: Preserved lemons are available in gourmet food stores. If you can't find them, use 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.


Makes 6 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 227
Caloriesfromfat 1.6 %
Protein 9.9 g
Fat 0.4 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 45 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Sodium 224 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


2 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth
1 package (12 oz.) couscous
Half of a preserved lemon, finely chopped (see notes)


In a 1 1/2- to 2-quart pan over high heat, bring broth to a boil. Stir in couscous and preserved lemon. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork and serve.