Mood Boosting Recipe: Lemon-Herb Couscous

Lemon-Herb Couscous


  • 1 ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil

the water to a boil in the small sauce pot. 
Stir in t
he couscous. Cover and turn off the heat.
Let stand
5-10 minutes until the water has been absorbed.
to a large bowl, add the lemon zest and juice, scallions, cilantro, and olive oil, as well as, salt and pepper to taste. Fluff with a fork to combine. Serve.

Other Options:

  • Serve this couscous as a cold salad.
  • Add chickpeas, diced tomatoes and/or parsley to make a new dish.


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