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  • 3 cups couscous
  • 3 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 3/4 cup currants soaked 15 minutes in
  • hot water
  • 3/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 lemons zested
  • 3/4 cup freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste


Servings 12


Step 1

Place couscous in a large bowl. Cover with boiling water. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit for 30 minutes. Remove plastic wrap and fluff with a fork. Add pine nuts, currants, parsley, shallots, lemon zest, lemon juice and olive oil and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

This recipe yields 12 servings.

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