Lemon and Cilantro Couscous

Lemon And Cilantro Couscous Recipe

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@Mikekey

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 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
    salt
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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About Lemon and Cilantro Couscous

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Moroccan




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