Couscous With Fresh Cilantro and Lemon Juice

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Outta Here

This easy and simple couscous is a perfect side for a tagine. if you don't like the flavor of cilantro, try using fresh mint or parsley. For added flavor use broth for the water.

Top Review by rjoyce1

This was rather bland for me. I added chopped tomatoes to add a little more flavor. Maybe chicken broth instead of water would add more flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and turmeric; stir 1 minute.
  2. Add water, 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.
  5. Serve.

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