Couscous With Herbs and Lemon
20 mins (prep 15, cooking 5)
12 ingredients
6 servings
A typical North African dish, made delicious with parsley, mint, basil and lemon! A great side to meat dishes. Adapted from Gourmet magazine(July/2003). Due to some reviews I have updated the recipe, adding more garlic and lemon juice.

Categories:  holiday , side-dish , vegan , pasta,-rice-and-grains , <-30-mins , african , grains , taste~mood , quick , vegetarian , savory , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (133.09 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 289.03 Calories from Fat 67.95
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.55g 69.71%
Saturated Fat 1.37g 41.24%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 33.03mg 66.05%
Sodium 132.45mg 33.11%
Total Carbohydrate 37.19g 74.39%
Dietary Fiber 2.39 g 57.46%
Sugars 0.03 g %
Protein 17.17g 206.05%
Vitamin A 16.4IU% Vitamin C 0.47mg%
Calcium 19.92mg% Iron 1.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium onion, finely chopped fresh parsley, finely chopped fresh basil, finely chopped fresh mint, fresh lemon juice, salt and pepper