How to Cook Couscous

Try whole-wheat couscous for a delicious 5-minute ingredient to add to your meals.

Tiny grains of whole-wheat couscous have a knack for absorbing flavors. Couscous is done in a snap—it takes just 5 minutes standing in boiled water, and voilà! Make it a pantry staple at your house and you’ll have an instant base for an easy dinner.

How to Cook Couscous

Use 1 cup water and 2/3 cup couscous for 4 (½-cup) servings.

Instant side: Add frozen peas along with couscous to boiling water.

Don’t forget: Fluff it with a fork before you serve it.

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