Couscous is one of the pasta without eggs from durum. Its benefits include very quick and easy preparation or a wide range of uses in the kitchen. It will serve perfectly as an alternative to classic pasta or rice. However, unlike them, you don't have to cook it. Just pour hot water over it and keep it under the lid.
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Couscous is a tasty and nutritious alternative to classic pasta or rice without eggs that you can enjoy in the same way. It is steamed wheat semolina, which is used to form tiny balls. It is one of the traditional Arabic dishes that has spread in popularity around the world. Its advantage over them is even simpler and faster preparation. You don't even have to cook it, just pour hot water over it. Then keep it under the lid for about 10 minutes and occasionally mix with a fork.
Then, you can use this couscous as a more exotic side dish to a variety of dishes exactly where you would otherwise choose rice or pasta. Mix it with legumes, your favourite vegetables, add tofu, mushrooms and you will create a tasty and light risotto. Moreover, you can use it to prepare a salad.
In this case, just mix the couscous with fresh vegetables, mozzarella, or tuna, and your light summer meal is ready. However, couscous fits perfectly into various soups instead of pasta and can also be prepared in a sweet version. Just mix it with nuts, fruit, and cream. You can also use it to prepare a very tasty cake known as couscous pudding. It is suitable not only for vegans but also for anyone who likes discovering new tastes.
Couscous (durum wheat).
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Store in a dry and cool place.