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Parmesan Couscous Recipe

Parmesan Couscous Recipe

This tasty side dish is whipped up in just 10 minutes on the stovetop. It has a hit of garlic and pretty color from green onion and pimientos.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a small saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 174 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.

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germanycook User ID: 6411056 55964
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2013

"It really didn't have much flavour! Next time I'll try a different recipe."

BlessedOctober User ID: 5082026 136935
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"quick, very easy, and quite tasty. Don't like pimientos so skipped that. Will definitely make again."

Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 55640
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2010

"I really enjoyed this recipe. It was very easy to make. I didn't have pimento on hand so I skipped it, but it would have looked nice with it included."

stephanie1 User ID: 1069894 55638
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2009

"I made this last summer and it is fabulous!!"

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