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Couscous

Pearled Couscous – Basil & Herb

 

Impress your family and friends when you serve Near East Basil & Herb Pearled Couscous. Made with pasta pearls that are larger than traditional couscous, its unique and appealing texture will create a delicious and sophisticated side dish that is sure to impress everyone at your table.

Near East® Basil & Herb Pearled Couscous is Kosher Certified *OU-DAIRY*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
COUSCOUS (WHEAT FLOUR), AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT*, GARLIC*, SALT, BASIL*, WHEY, ONIONS*, PARMESAN CHEESE (MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), CULTURED NONFAT MILK, CREAM, SUNFLOWER OIL, OLIVE OIL, PARSLEY*, NONFAT MILK, ROMANO CHEESE (MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), YEAST EXTRACT, NATURAL FLAVOR. *DRIED. CONTAINS WHEAT AND MILK INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.5oz (70g/about 1/2 cup dry couscous & 4 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 2
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   250   270
Calories from Fat   5   25
% Daily Value **
Total Fat .5g   1%   5%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   2%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 690mg   29%   29%
Total Carbs 54g   18%   18%
Dietary Fiber 2g   9%   9%
Sugars 0g    
Protein 8g    
Vitamin A   0%   0%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   0%   0%
Iron   4%   4%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, combine 1-3/4 cups water, 1 tablespoon olive oil and Pearled Couscous. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to a medium boil. Simmer at a medium boil for 8 minutes uncovered (product will be soupy). Stir occasionally.
  3. Add contents of Spice Sack and stir thoroughly. Bring back to a medium boil and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until pasta is tender (a small amount of water should remain).
  4. Let stand covered 4 to 5 minutes before serving. Stir well and serve immediately.
Makes about 2 cups
For best results, do not prepare in microwave.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit olive oil.
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes: Increase cook time in step 3 to 6 to 8 minutes. Increase water to 2 cups.
 
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