Citrus Asparagus Couscous

"Whether you need a simple side dish for a quick weeknight dinner or an impressive salad for an upcoming BBQ, this citrus asparagus couscous has you covered."

RENEE NICOLE'S KITCHEN

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INGREDIENTS

Couscous – 1/2 lb asparagus, fresh – 1 cup water, chicken stock or vegetable broth – 1 cup couscous Dressing – 1/4 cup olive oil – 2 tablespoons lemon juice – 2 tablespoons orange juice – 2 tablespoons honey – 1 tablespoons dijon mustard – 1 dash salt – 1 dash pepper Garnish (optional) – 1/4 ounce cilantro, about 1/4 cup

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prep time

5 MINUTES

total time

4 SERVINGS

Easy Citrus  Asparagus Couscous

10 MINUTES

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1. Trim off asparagus ends, then chop into one inch pieces.

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2. In a small lidded saucepan bring the water or stock to a boil over high heat. Stir in the couscous and the asparagus. Cover, remove from heat, and let sit for five minutes.

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3. In a medium to large sized mixing bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, orange juice, honey, dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.

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4. Chop cilantro leaves and stems.

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5. Add the couscous and asparagus mixture in with the dressing, along with the cilantro. Toss to combine.

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6. Citrus asparagus couscous can be served up immediately, or you can chill it and serve it cold.

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Enjoy!

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