Boiled Couscous Semolina Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Beef broth/Chicken broth or water1 Quart
 Uncooked couscous2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1861 Calories from Fat 440

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77%

Saturated Fat 30.4 g151.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 5064.6 mg211%

Total Carbohydrates 287 g95.6%

Dietary Fiber 18.5 g74%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 58 g117%

Vitamin A 28.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 16% Iron 31.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large heavy saucepan, rapidly boil the broth, then gradually mix in the couscous, stirring briskly.
2) Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes, then lightly stir in the butter and salt.
3) Turn off the heat, cover and allow to stand for 10-15 minutes until dry.

4) Gently fluff with a fork and immediately serve with the gravy.