Lebanese Couscous is the largest style of couscous. Made from semolina flour that is moistened and rolled to form spheres, it provides a unique alternative to rice or pasta in dishes. The mild, nutty flavor combines well with other spices and flavors in soups, stews and salads.
Bring 4 cups of water to boil. Add 1 cup of couscous. Boil gently for 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water or serve immediately.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Wheat Flour, salt. Contains wheat.
In Lebanon, moghrabieh (the name for couscous in Lebanese) is generally a dish served at large gatherings of family and friends due to its extended cooking process. Lebanese Couscous simmers in the traditional combination of spices within this recipe giving the end product a deliciously fragrant flavor.