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Organic Traditional Couscous

Couscous is a traditional North African semolina pasta shaped like tiny pearls the size of a pinhead. It has been a culinary staple for more than 800 years. This quick-cooking Organic Traditional Couscous has a mild, plain flavor and a light, fluffy texture that make it an ideal base for an endless array of spice and ingredient combinations.

  • Off-white to yellow in color

  • Par-cooked to cook quickly

  • Mild, plain flavor

  • Certified organic to the specifications of the USDA National Organic Program

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $8.80
    $0.57 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Cook and chill to use as a base for salads

  • Add to soups for texture and thickening

  • Serve with long-braised Moroccan stews, called tagine, featuring lamb, chicken or vegetables

  • 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 dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    Organic durum wheat semolina. Contains wheat.

    Classic recipe

    Couscous with Cinnamon and Nutmeg

    Classically prepared couscous can be used as a base for so many dishes — especially roasted meats, poultry and fish. This recipe stays true to its North African roots, combining aromatic cinnamon and nutmeg to create a deliciously fragrant dish.