Couscous With Olives and Lemon

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by NurseJaney

From a saved page of an old Gourmet Magazine. I prefer to use Israeli couscous, the pearl type, however you need to check package directions for additional cooking time. This was a great side dish for "Marinated Lamb Chops" Marinated Lamb Chops. I also used kalamata olives and skipped the salt.

Top Review by mummamills

Used chicken broth , and my own brined olives. Loved it, and wouldn't change anything! Made for Aussie swap august 2012

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook garlic in oil in 2-3 quart wide heavy saucepan over moderate heat, stirring frequently, until golden, 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add water and salt and bring to boil.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients, cover pan and remove from heat.
  4. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff with fork.

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