Mediterranean Couscous

Side Dishes

Mediterranean Couscous

Boost plain couscous with feta cheese, green peas, pine nuts, and lemon zest for a side dish that's got tons of character and literally comes together in minutes. It's one you'll come to time and again when you want to get dinner on the table in a hurry.


4 (about 3 cups)

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Boil water and oil in a saucepan.

Pour water over couscous and peas in a bowl; stir, then cover with plastic wrap. Allow couscous to stand until liquid is absorbed, 45 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.

Stir in feta, pine nuts, and zest; season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 294

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11g 16%

Saturated Fat 3g 15%

Cholesterol 17mg 5%

Sodium 214mg 8%

Carbs 38g 12%

Fiber 4g 16%

Protein 10g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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