Kitchen Dictionary: couscous
Couscous is granular semolina (a coarse wheat often used to make pasta), which has been moistened with water, lightly covered in flour, and rolled into tiny beadlike pellets.
Ethnicity: North African Ingredient
Season: available year-round
How to select: Available precooked in large supermarkets in bulk or boxes with other prepackaged side dishes.
How to prepare: Steam or combine with boiling liquid and let stand until the liquid has been absorbed. Typically served with stews in the Middle East and North Africa, and in salads in the United States.
Moroccan Chicken With Preserved Lemons and Couscous
Couscous for People Who Hate Couscous
|Calculated for 1 cup|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Calories from Fat 9||(1%)|
|Total Fat 1.1g||1%|
|Saturated Fat 0.2g||1%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g|
|Trans Fat 0.0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 134.0g||44%|
|Dietary Fiber 8.7g||34%|