Couscous With Lemon and Watercress

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by byZula

This would be great with garlic chicken!

Top Review by windywood

I'm trying couscous recipes today and just tried this one. Loved the combination of watercress and parsley. What a surprise. Very tasty. I think I might like to add diced tomatoes for color. Thanks for sharing

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups of water with the butter and 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Stir in the couscous. Cover the pan, remove from the heat and let stand until the couscous is tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Fluff the couscous with a fork. Stir in the watercress, cover and let stand until wilted, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in the scallion, garlic, lemon juice, oil and parsley; season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve the couscous at room temperature.

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