Lemon Couscous

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1 2/3 cups water

1 teaspoon lemon zest

1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt

1 1/2 cups plain couscous

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic 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.

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