Recipes and Cooking Lime Couscous with Summer Veggies 4.6 (22) 2 Reviews Quick-cooking couscous is finished in 5 minutes. Try adding whatever veggies you have on hand for this clean-out-the-crisper dish. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 8 mins Total Time: 23 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 10 ounce package couscous 4 medium carrots, coarsely chopped (2 cups) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 medium zucchini and/or yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise and sliced into 1/2-inch pieces 6 green onions, sliced into 1-inch pieces ½ cup lime or lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ cup chopped walnuts, toasted 2 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shaved Directions Prepare couscous according to package directions.* Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook and stir carrots in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add zucchini and green onion; cook and stir 6 minutes or until vegetables are just tender. Transfer couscous to large bowl and fluff with a fork. Add carrot mixture. In a screw-top jar combine lime juice, oil, honey, salt, and black pepper. Cover and shake well. Pour over couscous mixture; toss to combine. Top with walnuts and cheese. *Tip: If you like, prepare couscous with reduced sodium chicken broth and decrease salt to 1/2 teaspoon. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 643 Calories 31g Fat 75g Carbs 19g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 643 % Daily Value * Total Fat 31g 40% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 884mg 38% Total Carbohydrate 75g 27% Total Sugars 11g Protein 19g Vitamin C 34.8mg 174% Calcium 267mg 21% Iron 2.4mg 13% Potassium 752mg 16% Folate, total 78.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.