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Near East Original Plain Couscous Mix

Product Description

At Near East, we're inspired by how well the world eats. Our journey began 50 years ago with a single, homemade Armenian rice pilaf recipe. Today, the brand has expanded to a family of hearty grains, blended with vibrant spices and herbs from across the globe. Our simple yet flavorful dishes provide creative inspiration for any meal.

Preparation Instructions

Range Top Directions: Servings (about 1 cup cooked): 1: Couscous, Uncooked: 1/3 cup; Water, Broth, or Juice: 1/2 cup; Salt (Optional): Pinch; Olive Oil or Butter: 1 tsp. 2: Couscous, Uncooked: 3/4 cup; Water, Broth, or Juice: 1 cup; Salt (Optional): 1/4; Olive Oil or Butter: 2 tsp. About 5: Couscous, Uncooked: 1 box; Water, Broth, or Juice: 2 cups; Salt (Optional): 1/2 tsp; Olive Oil or Butter: 1 tbsp. 1. In medium saucepan, bring water, salt (optional), and olive oil or butter just to a boil. 2. Stir in a couscous; cover. 3. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. 4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving. High Altitude Preparation: At high altitudes, prepare entire box as directed above except increase water to 2-3/4 cups. Low Fat Directions: Follow package directions, except omit olive oil or butter. Microwave Directions: 1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine water and salt (optional). Refer to range top directions chart for water and salt measurements. 2. Microwave at high until boiling, about 2 minutes for 1 serving, 4 to 5 minutes for 2 serving, 4 to 5 minutes for the entire box (Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.). 3. Add couscous and olive oil or butter; stir. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. 4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving.

Ingredients Durum Wheat Semolina.

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Nutrition Facts
  • Original Plain Couscous Mix

    about 4.5 (as packaged)   Serving Per Container

    Serving Size 0.33 cup dry(56g)
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 200
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat  0.5g 1%
    Saturated Fat  0g 0%
    Trans Fat  0g
    Cholesterol  0mg 0%
    Sodium  0mg 0%
    Potassium  110mg 2%
    Total Carbohydrate  42g 15%
    Dietary Fiber  2g 8%
    Total Sugars  0g
    Protein  7g
    Includes Added Sugars  0g 0%
    Calcium 10mg 0%
    Iron 2.5mg 10%
    Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
  • Original Plain Couscous Mix

    (as prepared)   Serving Per Container

    Serving Size 0.00(56g)
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 220
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat  3g 4%
    Saturated Fat  1.5g 8%
    Trans Fat  0g
    Cholesterol  5mg 2%
    Sodium  25mg 1%
    Potassium  110mg 2%
    Total Carbohydrate  42g 15%
    Dietary Fiber  2g 8%
    Total Sugars  0g
    Protein  7g
    Includes Added Sugars  0g 0%
    Calcium 10mg 0%
    Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
    Iron 2.5mg 10%

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