Quick-cooking couscous transforms into a fragrant and colorful side dish with just a few staple ingredients. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 1996

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Instructions Checklist
  • Place water, lemon juice, oil, salt and turmeric in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in couscous and currants. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Uncover, fluff with a fork and stir in scallions. Season with salt.


Nutrition Facts

317 calories; 4.2 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 298 mg sodium. 73 mg potassium; 64.9 g carbohydrates; 9.6 g fiber; 14 g sugar; 10.3 g protein; 225 IU vitamin a iu; 8 mg vitamin c; 16 mcg folate; 67 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 6 mg magnesium;