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lemon and cilantro couscous

(7 ratings)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

This simple couscous is a perfect side for a tagine. if you don't like the flavor of cilantro, try using fresh mint or parsley.

(7 ratings)
yield 2 -4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For lemon and cilantro couscous

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground turmeric
  • 1 2/3 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    dry couscous
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make lemon and cilantro couscous

  • 1
    Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and turmeric; stir 1 minute.
  • 2
    Add broth, lemon zest, and coarse salt; bring to boil.
  • 3
    Remove pan from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover; let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Fluff with fork; mix in cilantro and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

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