Lemony Couscous with Carrots

Prep time:10 min
Total time:30 min

Serves 8 to 12


1 carton (946 mL) Longo’s No Salt Added Chicken Broth

2 1/3 cups Longo’s Pearl Couscous

2 cups matchstick carrots

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

3 tbsp Longo’s Salted Butter

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper


  • Bring broth to a boil in large pot. Stir in couscous. Cover and cook on medium for 12 minutes. Reduce temperature to medium-low.
  • Stir in carrots; simmer, covered, for 6 to 8 minutes or just until fluids are absorbed and carrots are tender. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in parsley, butter, lemon juice and zest, salt and pepper.
  • Variation
  • Replace matchstick carrots with 2 cups chopped asparagus.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1/12th recipe or 2/3 cup couscous): 190 calories
  • Protein 6g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Fat 3.5g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Carbs 34g
  • Sodium 190mg