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Couscous is a quick alternative to rice, and this recipe couldn't be easier. Parmesan cheese and lemon juice add just the right flavor to this versatile side dish.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2005

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Credit: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary test

prep:
5 mins
cook:
5 mins
stand:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups chicken broth and 1 tablespoon butter to a boil. Stir in 1 (10-ounce) package plain, uncooked couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper. Fluff with a fork, and serve immediately.

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  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used DiGiorno Grated Parmesan Cheese.

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