Couscous Basics

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Rita1652

This is a easy basic recipe for couscous making it light and fluffy, not gummy. Be sure to allow the couscous to absorb the water. It's a tiny pasta made of ground semolina flour. Add spices, fruits, nuts, and vegetables you like. You can use a flavored broth to also kick it up. This can be used for a breakfast, side, salad, stuffing......

Top Review by mama smurf

Delicious and with such easy and clear instructions to making perfectly cooked couscous. I served it with recipe of roasted vegetables#420884. Made for the Feb Sun and Spice Event tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add butter, salt and stir. Add couscous and remove from heat and allow to sit for about 5 minutes.
  2. Fluff with a fork.

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