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Lemon Couscous with Olives

Posted on 01 September 2017

A light and fresh Mediterranean dish that is easy to make and leaves room for dessert!


  • 1½ tsp minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp light olive oil
  • 1¾ cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1½ cups couscous
  • ½ cup kalamata olives, pitted and quartered
  • ¼ tsp Amoretti® Lemon Zest Oil Extract O.S.
  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley, chopped


  1. In a heavy saucepan, sauté garlic in light olive oil over moderate heat, stirring frequently, until golden, 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add vegetable broth and salt and bring to boil.
  3. Stir in couscous, olives, and Lemon Zest Oil Extract. Cover pan and remove from heat.
  4. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork, place in a serving bowl and garnish with parsley before serving.
A light and easy Mediterranean dish!

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