Couscous is a traditional North African semolina pasta, shaped like tiny grains the size of a pinhead. A culinary staple for more than 800 years, quick-cooking Couscous has a mild, plain flavor and a light, fluffy texture that make it an ideal base for an endless array of flavor combinations.

  • Cook and chill to use as a base for salads
  • Add to soups for texture and thickening
  • Serve with long-braised Moroccan stews, called tagine, featuring lamb, chicken or vegetables


Bring 1-1/4 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Pour in 1 cup of couscous, stir, and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve. Yields 3 cups cooked.


Durum Wheat Semolina.