Pearled Couscous – Original Plain


Impress your family and friends with our delicious 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® Original Plain Pearled Couscous is Kosher Certified *OU*.


Ingredients & Nutrition

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2 oz (57 g/about 1/3 cup dry couscous)
Servings Per Container: about 3 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   210   250
Calories from Fat   0   45
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 0g   0%   7%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   3%
Trans Fat 0g     3%
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%

Preparation Instructions

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.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit olive oil.
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes: Increase cook time in step 3 to 6 to 8 minutes. Increase water to 2 cups.
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