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Preserved Lemon Couscous

Preserved lemons and couscous are essential ingredients in Moroccan cuisine. They are paired in the flavorful side dish.
10m
PREP TIME
5m
COOK TIME
226
CALORIES
6
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 6 (3/4 cup) Servings

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Remove and discard pulp from preserved lemon. Rinse peel to remove excess salt. Finely chop peel (about 3 tablespoons). Set aside
  • 2 Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 2 minutes or until softened. Add preserved lemon and bay leaves; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add water. Bring to boil
  • 3 Stir in couscous. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed. Remove bay leaves. Fluff couscous with fork. Sprinkle with almonds, if desired

TIPS AND TRICKS

Sprinkle with 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds, if desired.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)

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