Recipe: Lemon & Pea Couscous

Last updated: December 22, 2020, at 12:15 p.m. PT

Originally published: December 22, 2020, at 12:09 p.m. PT

Cous Cous with green peas in a brown bowl

This quick and simple side dish elevates any weeknight meal to another level.


  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups couscous
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh dill
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Bring lemon juice, zest and broth to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in salt, couscous and peas. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Season with dill, black pepper and salt, to taste. Fluff with a fork and serve immediately.
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