Summer Couscous

Summer Couscous

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"This is a couscous recipe packed with fresh summer veggies. It goes really well with grilled salmon to make a light and flavorful meal."


25 m servings 137 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 137 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.2g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 226 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the chicken broth in a small saucepan over medium heat and heat until just about to boil.
  2. Place the couscous in a bowl; stir the warm chicken broth and 2 tablespoons olive oil into the couscous. Add the tomatoes, red onion, green onions, cucumber, parsley, and lemon juice. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to steam for 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff the couscous with a fork. Stir to mix the vegetables evenly through the dish. Season with salt and pepper to serve.
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  1. 18 Ratings


Love this dish! My husband who is not a fan of couscous or cucumbers requests this dish on a regular basis. It is just that good. I will sometimes add a cup of cooked chopped chicken breast m...

I made this for dinner guests last evening. It was an excellent compliment to blackened tuna! Actually, I simplified the recipe further. I use Good Seasons Italian dressing (the kind made in it'...

So good! I used quinoa instead or orzo or couscous and added in shrimp and spinach.

This was a super easy and good recipe.. I used Orzo pasta as my toddler really likes it. I just cooked the pasta and added a bit of lemon juice to the whole thing.

I would suggest cooking the couscous the way the directions on the box say to do it. I tried cooking it the way this recipe called for and it was slightly crunchy and chewy. Thank goodness I had...

Talk about a burst of fresh flavors in your mouth!!!! Love it and it was a huge hit! Wouldn't change a thing!!!

super yummy!

I made this last night, and was a bit underwhelmed with the couscous. As far as all of the other ingredients, I wouldn't change them. In the picture, I kept thinking it was orzo...I am thinking...

I loved this...easy and tasty. I used the multicolor couscous. I added carrot. I didn't have parsley but I did have cilantro....which I love...and I thought it added so much to the dish. I'...