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Basic Couscous

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Many people are turned off by couscous because they think its difficult to make or they have eaten a bland version of it somewhere and can’t shake the traumatic memory. Follow this recipe and you’ll see that couscous is simple and delicious…especially with a hearty tagine or stew!
Ingredients
  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Medium Grain Size)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweet pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried, ground
  Sumac 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onion 1 Tablespoon, minced
Directions

MAKING
1. Add couscous to a bowl of hot water.
2. Immediately add butter, salt and any other spices, onions or herbs.
3. Stir well and cover quickly with a heavy lid so no steam can escape.

SERVING
4. Let sit for 3 minutes, uncover, fluff with a fork and serve!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Middle Eastern
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Couscous
This Basic Couscous recipe is by far the best couscous you would have ever made or eaten. Watch this video to learn the easiest and the fluffiest couscous. You can also make it plain or add your favorite herbs or nuts to make it more suitable to your palate. Bon Appétit!

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