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Couscous

Garlic & Olive Oil

 

This delicate and flavorful dish is made from 100% semolina wheat couscous combined with savory garlic, onion and olive oil.

Near East® Garlic & Olive Oil Couscous is Kosher Certified *OU*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
COUSCOUS (WHEAT), AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT, OLIVE OIL, SALT, GARLIC*, NATURAL FLAVOR, ONIONS*, SOY PROTEIN ISOLATE, PARSLEY*, YEAST EXTRACT, WHITE PEPPER, SOY SAUCE (SOYBEAN, WHEAT, SALT).
*DRIED
CONTAINS 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   220
Calories from Fat   15   40
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 1.5g   2%   7%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   3%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 510mg   21%   21%
Potassium 125mg   4%   8%
Total Carbs 40g   13%   13%
Dietary Fiber 2g   9%   10%
Sugars 0g    
Protein 7g    
Vitamin A   0%   0%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   0%   0%
Iron   4%   4%
Thiamin   10%   10%
Niacin   8%   10%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, combine 1-1/4 cups water and 2 teaspoons olive oil or butter 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 1-1/4 cups water, 2 teaspoons olive oil or butter 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 olive oil or butter. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 1-1/3 cups and stand time to 7 minutes.
 
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