Lemony Cous Cous

C4Bimbos's picture

Oct. 14, 2009

Ok this is so quick and easy to make! You definitely want to try this one.


Butter 2 Tablespoon
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Garlic cloves 2 , minced
Lemon 1 Medium , zested and juiced
Chicken stock/Water 14 Ounce
Rosemary sprig 1 Medium , leaves removed and chopped
Cous cous 2 Cup (32 tbs) (dried)
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Garlic powder To Taste



1. In a bowl, place the cous cous.

2. In a small saucepan over medium high, melt butter and olive oil.

3. Add the garlic, lemon zest, rosemary, and chicken stock, and bring to a boil.

4. In the bowl with cous cous, stream in the boiling stock and lemon juice, and stir to combine.


5. Cover with plastic wrap so no steam can get out and allow to sit for 5-7 minutes.

6. Using a fork fluff up the cous cous and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder and stir to mix.


7. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 955Calories from Fat 206

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 504 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.7%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 29 g58%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet