Israeli Couscous

ImageI absolutely love couscous. It’s easy to make, taste simply delicious, and is a healthy alternative to rice or pasta. There are many different types and I’ve even seen it in different colors. However, Israeli couscous is my favorite.

These small, round pillow-like granules are made from semolina and wheat flour and have a sweet nutty aroma when cooked. Unlike the common yellow semolina-based North African couscous, Israeli couscous is toasted instead of dried; which creates and enhances those beautiful nutty flavors.

Use: salads, soups, as a rice pilaf, base for your favorite tofu, seitan, or fish. Stands up well in sauces.

Nutrition: 3.6 grams of protein per 100 calories (6 grams per one cup)

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