Simple 3-Ingredient Couscous

Simple 3-Ingredient Couscous

Is couscous a grain? Is it a type of pasta? Learn the answer, along with how to cook it from this foolproof couscous recipe.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a saucepan, bring water or broth to a boil.
  3. Step 3

    Add salt and stir. Add couscous and cover the pan. Remove from heat and allow to sit for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Allow the couscous to absorb the water and then fluff with a fork. Couscous should be light and fluffy, not gummy.
  5. Step 5

    Serve as the base for a stew or as a side dish. Enjoy!