Couscous Is Fun to Say, But More Delicious to Eat! Try This Simple Recipe! by Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds

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Couscous Is Fun to Say, But More Delicious to Eat! Try This Simple Recipe!

My kids love couscous, tiny granules of semolina flour typical of North African cuisine. I often serve couscous in place of pasta or rice because it may be higher in vitamins but lower in fat. It's bland, so it takes on the flavor of what you serve it with (I like to add pine nuts). It's especially delicious when paired with stews. Couscous is available in convenient packages and is easy to make. Here's how:

  • Simply boil water.
  • Add butter or olive oil.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Cover for a few minutes. 
  • Then just fluff it with a fork.

So quick and easy! Serve with meat and/or vegetables in a sauce of your choosing. Quick and delish. Let me know if your kids like it as much as mine do!

Bob's Red Mill Golden Couscous
Bob's Red Mill Golden Couscous $17
Simply precooked, coarsely-ground semolina (the endosperm of durum wheat) that is an excellent side dish, bed for soups and stews, or base for your favorite pasta sauce.
Couscous and Other Good Food From Morocco
Couscous and Other Good Food From Morocco $16
From the magnificent bisteeyas (enormous, delicate pies composed of tissue-thin, buttery layers of pastry and various fillings) to endless varieties of couscous, Paula Wolfert reveals not only the riches of the Moroccan kitchen but also the variety and flavor of the country itself.
Cuisinox Gourmet 16-Quart Cous Cous Pot
Cuisinox Gourmet 16-Quart Cous Cous Pot $113
This 3-piece set is made from superior quality stainless steel in a luxurious mirror finish.

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