Recipes

Couscous, Fresh Cilantro and Lemon Juice

Makes 6 servings     2 tablespoons olive oil
    3-6 garlic scapes, minced
    1/2 teaspoon turmeric
    1 2/3  cups water
    1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
    1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    1 1/2 cups plain couscous
    1 Bunch or up to ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium high heat.Add garlic scapes and turmeric; stir 1 minute. Add 1 2/3 cups water, lemon peel, and 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt; bring to boil. Remove pan from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover; let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; mix in cilantro and lemon juice. Season with pepper and additional coarse salt, if desired.