Almond Citrus Couscous

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3 servings

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1 cup: water

1 teaspoon: dried savory

1 teaspoon: dried parsley

1 pinch: crushed red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon: chicken bouillon granules

1/2 cup: pearl (Israeli) couscous

1: lemon, zest grated

1/2 cup: toasted slivered almonds

1/2 cup: chopped celery

1/3 cup: chopped onion

1/2: tomato, seeded and chopped

1 tablespoon: olive oil

: salt and black pepper to taste


Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan, reduce heat to medium-low, and stir in the savory, parsley, red pepper flakes, and chicken bouillon granules until the granules dissolve. Pour in the couscous, stir to combine, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Cover and remove from heat. Let cool. Drain off any excess liquid remaining.

Place the cooled couscous in a salad bowl, and lightly combine with lemon zest, almonds, celery, onion, tomato, and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and black pepper before refrigerating until cold, at least 1 hour.


Calories: 266 kcal

Carbohydrates: 27 g

Cholesterol: mg

Fat: 14.3 g

Fiber: 4.2 g

Protein: 7.9 g

Sodium: 530 mg

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