Golden Couscous with Currants & Scallions

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Golden Couscous with Currants & Scallions

Golden Couscous with Currants & Scallions

Quick-cooking couscous transforms into a fragrant and colorful side dish with just a few staple ingredients.

Serves 4

Prep Time 10 min

Total Time 15 min.


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 1/3 cups whole-wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup currants
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped

Cooking Directions

Step 1

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.

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