Couscous Basics


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15 mins (prep 10, cooking 5)
4 ingredients
6 servings
This is a easy basic recipe for couscous making it light and fluffy, not gummy. Be sure to allow the couscous to absorb the water. It's a tiny pasta made of ground semolina flour. Add spices, fruits, nuts, and vegetables you like. You can use a flavored broth to also kick it up. This can be used for a breakfast, side, salad, stuffing......

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (154.41 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 180.29 Calories from Fat 20.52
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.28g 21.01%
Saturated Fat 1.32g 39.5%
Trans Fat 0.08g %
Cholesterol 5.3mg 10.6%
Sodium 121.41mg 30.35%
Total Carbohydrate 33.49g 66.98%
Dietary Fiber 2.16 g 51.9%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 5.54g 66.48%
Vitamin A 61.6IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 14.28mg% Iron 0.47mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 

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