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Osem Original Plain Cous Cous 340G

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Description

Couscous is a North African dish made from wheat semolina of superior quality. Due to a great progress in communication, and as a result of relations between people of different countries, the consumption of couscous has increased throughout the world and specifically in Europe and North America. Couscous is made from semolina and water, without additives, and has high nutritional values. Couscous is light, delicious, and can be prepared very quickly. Couscous can be served as a side dish with: meat, chicken, fish or just vegetables.

Good to Know...

Carbohydrates are the main energy source in our daily diet. For a balanced meal it is recommended to combine a serving of carbohydrates with a serving of protein (chicken, meat, fish, etc.) and vegetables.

A small, fluffy & tasty Semolina Wheat Pasta of North African origin

Also Available
Whole Wheat

Pack Size: 340g

Serving Size 2 oz-57g Uncooked
Servings Per Container: 6

Food Guide Pyramid
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends 6-11 daily servings of bread, pasta, cereal and rice, as part of a total diet.

  • Kosher - Parve
  • Preparation time 5 mins
  • Cholesterol, sodium and saturated fat free - 100% natural
  • No preservatives and food coloring
  • No cooking required - just add boiling water

Information

Ingredients:

Wheat Semolina

Allergy Information:

  • Contains wheat gluten
  • Contains: Gluten, Wheat

Country of Origin:

Israel

Cooking Guidelines:

Microwave (From Ambient): In a large microwave bowl combine 1 1/2 cups of boiling water, 1 tablespoon of Osem Consommé (optional) and 2 tablespoon of olive oil with the contents of bag (1 1/2 cups of Couscous). Stir well, cover and microwave or 3 minutes. Fluff cooked Couscous with a fork. Season to taste. Add a tablespoon of olive oil (optional) and let stand uncovered for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with your favorite vegetables, meat, chicken or fish. For added flavor, in a separate pan, sauté an onion in olive oil and add to cooked Couscous before serving.

Preparation and Usage:

Osem Couscous & Vegetables
For 4 servings

Ingredients:
1 pkg of Osem Couscous
6 garlic cloves, crushed
2 medium sized onions
1/2 - 3/4 cup oil (olive oil recommended)
2 hot peppers, finely chopped
3 medium sized zucchini
2 sweet green peppers, diced
1 sweet red pepper, diced
4 tomatoes, diced
1/2 head of white cabbage, cut in quarters
3 medium size squashes
3 carrots, cut in half
1 canned chickpeas
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:
Prepare the couscous according to instructions on the package.
Heat oil in a deep wide pan. Add crushed garlic, whole onions and the rest of the vegetables (but the chickpeas), and cook on medium to high heat, for about 10 minutes until golden brown.
Add 7 cups of water, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, add the chickpeas and cook about 45 minutes.
Place prepared couscous in a large wide bowl. Spoon out the vegetables and place on top of the couscous. Pour over remaining sauce and serve.
Couscous goes well with any combination of cooked vegetables you care to use. This dish can be made with all of the vegetables mentioned above, a selection of them, or using whichever of your favorite vegetables.

Directions:
In a medium saucepan, bring 1 1/2 cups of water, 1 tablespoon of Osem Consommé (optional) and 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a boil. Add contents of bag (1 1/2 cups of Couscous). Remove from heat, stir well and cover saucepan. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff cooked Couscous with a fork. Season to taste. Add a tablespoon of olive oil (optional) and let stand uncovered for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with your favorite vegetables, meat, chicken or fish. For added flavor, in a separate pan, sauté an onion in olive oil and add to cooked Couscous before serving.

Additives:

  • Free From Artificial Preservatives
  • No preservatives and food coloring

Manufacturer Address:

Osem Food Industries Ltd.,
P.O.B. 934,
Shoham 60850,
Israel.

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Net Contents:

340 Grams

Nutrition

Nutrition
Typical ValuesTypical Values Amount Per Serving
Calories190
Total Fat0.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium0mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugarless than 1g
Protein6g

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