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Lemon Basil Couscous

A generous cup of lemon juice adds tang to this Middle Eastern favorite. Lemon Basil Couscous pairs well with any main dish, so try it for a change-of-pace side dish.

Serves: 12

Chilling Time: 1 hr

What You'll Need:
  • 1 (10-ounce) package couscous
  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 of a medium-sized red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
What To Do:
  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions. Place couscous in a large bowl to cool.
     
  2. Add remaining ingredients; toss until well combined. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutritional InformationServings Per Recipe: 12

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 125
  • Calories from Fat 5.3
  • Total Fat 0.6g 1 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 4.9g 10 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 347mg 14 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 25g 8 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.5g 10 %
  • Sugars 0.8g 0 %
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