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Couscous

Wheat Couscous – Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil

 

A blend of whole durum wheat semolina and durum semolina are combined with the savory flavors of roasted garlic and olive oil to make this flavorful side dish.

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

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
INGREDIENTS: COUSCOUS (PRECOOKED WHOLE DURUM WHEAT SEMOLINA, DURUM SEMOLINA), AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT, OLIVE OIL, SALT, NATURAL FLAVORS, GARLIC*, ONIONS*, SOY PROTEIN, PARSLEY*, SPICES, TOCOPHEROLS FOR FRESHNESS, SOY SAUCE* (SOYBEANS, WHEAT, SALT). *DRIED. CONTAINS WHEAT AND SOY INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.0 oz (56 g/about 1/3 cup dry wheat couscous & 1 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 3 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   190   220
Calories from Fat   25   45
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 2.5g   4%   8%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   3%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   0%
Sodium 510mg   21%   21%
Total Carbs 37g   12%   12%
Dietary Fiber 3g   13%   13%
Sugars 1g    
Protein 7g    
Vitamin A   0%   0%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   0%   0%
Iron   4%   4%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In a 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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