Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Herbed Couscous with Lemon

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  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups water

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1 cup couscous

1/2 cup packed fresh parsley leaves, minced

2 tablespoons olive oil

Fresh lemon juice, to taste

Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a kettle bring the water to a boil. Pour over the zest, thyme and couscous. Let the mixture stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff it with a fork, and stir in the parsley, oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper.;