Couscous, a staple of North African cuisine, is a form of semolina flour (the main ingredient in pasta). Brown rice can be substituted for couscous.
Prepare couscous according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Spread couscous on a baking sheet in a thin layer; let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until completely cooled.
Meanwhile, combine lemon rind and next 6 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside
Combine couscous, beans, and onion in a large bowl. Add reserved lemon mixture and toss gently.
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