Everyday Meals

Lemon Couscous

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup couscous
  • 1 (2 ounce) jar sliced pimento peppers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Stir chicken broth, lemon juice, lemon zest, butter, and salt together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add couscous to the liquid and stir to coat completely. Place a cover on the saucepan, remove from heat, and let couscous soak in hot liquid until the moisture is mostly absorbed, about 5 minutes.

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  • Step 2

    Fluff couscous with a fork. Stir pimento peppers, pine nuts, and parsley into the couscous.

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