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Moroccan Spiced Couscous

Our Moroccan Spiced Couscous is a blend of seasoned semolina pasta pearls and a fragrant combination of turmeric, dried chiles, orange peel and mustard. It provides a flavorful base for long-braised Moroccan tagines and stir-fries. It provides a flavorful base for long-braised Moroccan tagines and stir-fries and offers the same conveniences of traditional couscous, boasting a short cook time.

  • Mostly yellow with flecks of green and red

  • Tiny granules, the size of a pinhead

  • Carefully balanced sweet and savory flavor

  • All natural

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $1.35
    $0.17 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Can be used like rice or pasta to provide unique texture and variety

  • Serve with vegetable or meat-based Moroccan tagines or stir-fries

  • After cooking, can be chilled and incorporated as a salad ingredient

  • Basic prep

    Bring 1-1/4 cups water to a boil in medium saucepan with optional pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of butter or olive oil. Stir in 1 cup of couscous and remove from heat. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a cool, dry place.

    Ingredients

    Couscous (durum wheat semolina), spices, bell pepper, canola oil, cilantro, salt, orange peel, turmeric, dried chiles. Contains wheat and mustard.

    Our Spiced Moroccan Couscous is a delicate mix of seasoned semolina pasta pearls featuring a Moroccan spice blend. This couscous is flavored with Ras El Hanout, a proprietary combination of spices that varies from region to region, similar to the curries of the Far East, featuring turmeric, dried chiles, orange peel and mustard.

    Made from semolina flour that is moistened and rolled into form, couscous provides a unique alternative to rice or grains due to its adaptability to a variety of flavor profiles. Couscous is native to North Africa, where it is traditionally paired with meats and vegetables and served with a sauce.

    Classic recipe

    Moroccan Spiced Couscous with Chickpeas and Roasted Vegetables

    This simple side dish, loaded with roasted vegetables and protein-rich chickpeas, is hearty enough to serve as a vegan main dish and accentuates the delicious sweet and savory spices of our Moroccan Spiced Couscous.