Lemon Couscous with Toasted Pine Nuts

Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 5 minutes; Other: 5 minutes


4 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 148
Caloriesfromfat 52 %
Fat 8 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 3.1 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 16.2 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 146 mg
Calcium 9 mg


1 cup water
2/3 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in couscous and lemon rind. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Add pine nuts and remaining ingredients; fluff with a fork.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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