Sunday, May 15, 2011

Lemon-Parsley Couscous

This simple side is a perfect segue from spring into summer, a delicious compliment to citrus flavored entrees such as fish or chicken. Taken from the most recent Cuisine Lite magazine, this makes 4 servings with 291 calories, 4g total fat, 2 mg chol, 52g carb, 10g protein, 21mg calcium per serving.

Grocery List:
  • 1 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups plain, dry, quick-cooking couscous
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 2 tsp. minced lemon zest
Bring broth, lemon juice, and oil to a boil in a saucepan.

Remove from heat; stir in couscous, parsley, zest and salt.

Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a spoon or fork, then ready to serve!
 served with mango-pineapple grilled salmon

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