Instant couscous may be prepared by pouring boiling water over it and letting it sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
Cook couscous according to preparation instructions on the package.
When couscous is cooked, fluff with fork. Mix in zucchini, bell pepper, onion, cumin and black pepper. Set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and lemon juice. Pour over the couscous mixture and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate. Serve chilled. Garnish with fresh herbs.
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