Pearled Couscous – Original Plain

Impress your family and friends with our delicious new Near East® Original Plain Pearled Couscous. Made with pasta pearls that are larger than traditional couscous, its unique and appealing texture will create an exciting dining experience. Near East's sophisticated and authentic grains are sure to become a great tasting side dish that will impress!Near East® Original Plain Pearled Couscous is Kosher Certified *OU*.

Ingredient & Nutrition Information

Product formulations, packaging and promotions may change. For current information, refer to packaging on store shelves.



Amount Per Serving As Packaged As Prepared
Calories   210  250 
Calories from Fat   45 
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g  0%  7% 
Saturated Fat 0g  0%  3% 
Trans Fat 0g   
Cholesterol 0mg  0%  0% 
Sodium 0mg  0%  0% 
Total Carbs 45g  15%  15% 
Dietary Fiber 2g  6%  6% 
Sugars 0g     
Protein 6g     
Vitamin A   0%  0% 
Vitamin C   0%  0% 
Calcium   0%  0% 
Iron   2%  2% 

*Amount as Packaged. When prepared as directed, a serving of pearled couscous plus olive oil provides 5g Total Fat (0.5g Saturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat), 0mg Cholesterol, 0mg Sodium, 44g Carbohydrates (2g Dietary Fiber, 0g Sugars), and 6g Protein.

**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs.

Preparation Information

Range Top Directions:

  1. In medium saucepan, combine 2-1/2 cups water, 1 tablespoon olive oil and Pearled Couscous.
  2. Reduce heat to a medium boil for 12 minutes or until water is mostly absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  3. Cover and let stand 5 minutes; stir and serve immediately.

Low Fat Directions:

  1. Follow the above preparation directions, except omit olive oil.

High Altitude Preparation:

  1. At high altitudes: Increase cook time in step 3 to 6 to 8 minutes. Increase water to 2 cups.

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