Cooking With Couscous

If you want to add a healthy kick to salads, make an entree full of delicious flavor or simply make a creative side dish, couscous could be the perfect ingredient to take your recipes to the next level.

Perfect for novice cooks just getting started to learn to cook online, these tiny bits of dried pasta are easy to prepare. According to Whole Foods, all you need to do is add boiling water over the couscous, wait for a few minutes, and then fluff.

However, if you’ve gotten more advanced in your culinary school programs, you can make fantastic meals like a rosemary and mint lamb stir-fry or a southwestern couscous salad. Not only is this high-quality carb delicious, it’s incredible versatility and can be added to a variety of dishes and ethnic cuisines.

Originally from North Africa, couscous has been very popular all over the Middle East and Europe. In fact, there are several types of couscous, including Moroccan and Israeli- which is around two to three times larger and takes longer to cook. Lebanese couscous is the largest, taking about 25 minutes to prepare.

If you’ve never tried couscous, try getting started with this exotic and unique ingredient in your recipes today!

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