A staple ingredient throughout Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, the Middle East, and the Meditteranean, couscous is a healthy alternative to rice or pasta. It is made from crushed durum wheat semolina flour and water shaped into small granules. Super versatile, couscous can be a substitute for rice and pasta in savoury dishes as well as create sweet puddings.
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One of the most important nutrients in couscous is selenium, an important antioxidant that helps protect your body by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress as well as boosting the immune system. Couscous is also a good source of plant based protein and easy to add to any diet.
Ingredients: Cous-cous (Drummed wheat semolina)
|GRAMS PER SERVE: 50g|
|Average||per serve||per 100g|
Country of Origin: FRANCE
To prepare, bring one cup water or broth to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat and add couscous along with a splash of olive oil or a dab of butter. Stir, cover saucepan with lid, and let sit for 10 minutes. Season with salt. Fluff and serve. It can be used in salads, or served with stews, tangines or curries. Use couscous to prepare a sweet pudding! Add almond milk or orange juice to couscous made with plain hot water and season with cinnamon, sugar, and orange zest. Top with nuts and dried fruit.
Allergens: May Contain Soy, May Contain Cereals Containing Gluten, May Contain Milk, May Contain Sulphites, May Contain Tree Nuts, May Contain Other Tree Nuts, May Contain Peanuts, May Contain Sesame, May Contain Gluten, May Contain Egg
Storage: For long lasting freshness, store in an air-tight container and in a cool, dark place.