Lemon Cilantro Couscous
This flavorful couscous is a light and easy side dish, or top it off with a vegetable stew or some stir-fried or roasted veggies.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup couscous
- ⅓ cup lemon juice
- ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
Bring vegetable broth to a simmer and add couscous. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes, until soft, then fluff with a fork.
Stir in lemon juice and cilantro, and season generously with sea salt.
Calories: 174 | Fat: 0g | Sodium: 621mg | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 6g
What Is Couscous?
Couscous isn't technically a whole grain but rather whole-wheat semolina pasta. But its small size and grainy texture gives it more in common with whole grains than pasta.