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Roasted Garlic and Lemon Cous Cous

Roasted Garlic and Lemon Cous Cous recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural.

6-8 Servings

Updated: Tue, 09/11/2018 - 7:36am


  • 1 whole garlic bulb/head
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-3 Tablespoons safflower oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 3 cups water
  • Zest & juice of 2 lemons
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups cous cous


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cut tip off garlic bulb. Peel away the outer layers of the bulb's skins, leaving the individual cloves' skins intact. Place garlic bulb on a small sheet of foil and drizzle with olive oil. Seal foil and place in oven for 40 minutes.
  3. Let garlic cool, remove cloves from skin into a small bowl and mash with a fork.
  4. Heat safflower oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Add onion and sauté until caramelized - about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Add mashed garlic, water, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  7. Stir in cous cous, cover with a lid, and turn off heat.
  8. Let sit for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork. Serve and enjoy!