broccoli-cheese
Couscous

Broccoli & Cheese

 

We started with tiny grains of Mediterranean-style pasta and added broccoli, plus delicious creamy Cheddar cheese to create a new twist on an old classic.

Near East® Broccoli & Cheese is Kosher Certified *OU-DAIRY*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
COUSCOUS (WHEAT), BROCCOLI*, SALT, ONIONS*, WHEY, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT, YEAST EXTRACT, NATURAL FLAVOR, CHEDDAR CHEESE (MILK, CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), PARSLEY*, SUNFLOWER OIL, PAPRIKA (COLOR), PARMESAN CHEESE (MILK, CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), BLUE CHEESE (MILK, CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), TURMERIC (COLOR), SOY SAUCE (SOYBEAN, WHEAT, SALT), SULFITES.
*DRIED
CONTAINS MILK, SOY AND WHEAT INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2 oz (56 g/about 1/3 cup dry couscous & 1 Tbsp seasoning mix)
Servings Per Container: about 3 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   190   240
Calories from Fat   10   45
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 1g   1%   8%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   15%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   5%
Sodium 680mg   28%   30%
Potassium 190mg   5%   6%
Total Carbs 40g   13%   14%
Dietary Fiber 2g   10%   10%
Sugars 1g    
Protein 8g    
Vitamin A   4%   8%
Vitamin C   20%   20%
Calcium   2%   6%
Iron   4%   4%
Thiamin   10%   10%
Niacin   8%   8%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, combine 1 cup water and 1/4 cup milk, 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil and contents of Spice Sack.
  2. Bring to a boil; stir in couscous.
  3. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving.
Makes 3 cups
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine 1 cup water, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon butter or olive oil and contents of Spice Sack.
  2. Cover, microwave at HIGH 5 to 6 minutes or until boiling*
  3. Stir in couscous, cover. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit butter or olive oil, and use skim milk. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase milk to 1/3 cup and stand time to 7 minutes.
 
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