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Pecorino and Parsley Couscous

Photo: Randy Dausch; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
We love the savory ingredients in Pecorino and Parsley Couscous. Grated lemon rind adds a bit of brightness to the flavor in this quick side.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup Israeli couscous
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons shaved pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 148
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 219 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil. Add couscous. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 8 minutes. Stir in parsley, pecorino Romano cheese, pine nuts, lemon rind, salt, and pepper.