Enjoy couscous in just six minutes with this plain and simple, no-fuss recipe. Couscous is made from tiny steamed balls of semolina flour. Many of us think of it as a grain, it’s actually a type of pasta. Couscous is perfect as a simple side dish to soak up the stews mixed with exotic spices or as the main grain in a salad.
Let’s learn how to make couscous so that you’ll have another delicious side dish to serve for dinner.
Servings: 4 – 6
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 10 Minutes
1 cup chicken broth (or water)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup couscous
In a medium saucepan, bring the broth (or water), salt, butter, and oil to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover tightly with a lid, and remove from heat. Let the couscous steam until water is observed, 5 minutes. Use a fork to fluff the couscous and break up any clumps before serving.
NOTE: Freezer-Friendly Instructions: The couscous can be frozen for up to 3 months. When ready to serve, reheat it in the microwave until hot.