- Product Dimensions: 3.8 x 1.1 x 6.5 inches ; 1.37 pounds
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- ASIN: B000GZY8W0
- Item model number: 10072251000501
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- 100% semolina wheat cook to fluffy perfection to make this Mediterranean classic
- Made with 100% natural, certified kosher ingredients
- Cooks in five minutes; a quick and creative alternative to pasta or rice
- Contains a blend of herbs and spices to create for an authentic flavor from around the world
- Make tonight special by creating an exciting dish with your favorite Near East product. Visit our website's Recipe section to find a simply delicious dish
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Elevating The Meal
Near East products are high quality and easy to prepare. Professional chefs and creative cooks everywhere trust Near East to come out perfect every time while bringing and air of simple sophistication to the table. With its interesting ingerdients, authentic flavors, and natural grains, Near East is the perfect companion to the meals you create.
Couscous (pronounced koose-koose) is made from tiny granules of pasta and is a staple in many cuisines around the world. Cooked and served like rice, couscous has been around for centuries. With its light and fluffy texture and ability to be combined with many delicious spices, couscous has grown in popularity in the US.
Near East Couscous cooks in 5 minutes and is as versatile as it is convenient. Whether you serve it as a side dish, as the package directs, or in main dishes, you will find that Near East Couscous is a creative, quick, and delicous companion to the meals you create.
At A Glance
- Light and fluffy texture
- Cooks in 5 minutes
- Serve as a side dish or use in a main dish
- Separate seasoning packet contains a blend of herbs and spices with flavors from around the world
About Near East
Near East started in 1962 in Worcester, MA as a small, family-owned company started by George and Hannah Kalajian. Today, the Near East family of products includes more than 30 different flavors and varieties of rice pilafs, couscous, and other grain dishes, all with the same high-quality ingredients, care, and handling that Hannah put into the first pilaf. Our products offer you a variety of great tastes and authentic flavors from around the world with easy and convenient preparation. Near East uses only the best ingredients. Most Near East products are Certified Kosher. Our refreshing white box is a symbol of our dedication to simple, high-quality food.
Our original plain couscous is a great way to add a special touch to your meal. The small granules of Mediterranean-style pasta made from 100% semolina wheat cook to fluffy perfection in 5 minutes and can be easily combined with many spices for a new experience every time. Near East Original Plain Couscous is Kosher Certified .
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precooked medium Grain Semolina.
In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine water and salt (optional).
Microwave at high until boiling, about 2 minutes for 1 serving, 4 to 5 minutes for 2 servings or 9 to 10 minutes for the entire box.*
Add couscous and olive oil or butter; stir. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving.
Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.
Low fat directions:
Follow package directions, except omit olive oil or butter.
High altitude preservation:
At high altitudes, prepare entire box as directed above except increase water to 2-3/4 cups.
Range Top Directions:
Servings (about 1 cup cooked / Couscous, uncooked / Water, Broth or Juice / Salt (optional) / Olive Oil or Butter.
1 / 1/3 cup / 1/2 cup / pinch / 1tsp.
2 / 3/4 cup / 1 cup / 1/4 tsp / 2 tsp.
About 5 / 1 box / 2 cups / 1/2 tsp / 1 Tbsp.
1. In medium saucepan, bring water, salt (optional) and olive oil or butter to just a boil.
2. Stir in couscous; cover.
3. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving.
See side panel for microwave, low fat and high attitude directions.
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