Boiled Couscous Recipe Video

Couscous is a tiny pasta that is cooked and served like a grain. It is quick and easy to make.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Boiling water/Vegetable broth1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Couscous1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cilantro/Parsley1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 696 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.22 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1006.6 mg41.9%

Total Carbohydrates 143 g47.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.3%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 24 g47.3%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the boiling water, couscous, and salt in a saucepan or heatproof bowl. Remove from the heat, cover, and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.
Stored in a covered container in the refrigerator, leftover Couscous will keep for up to 3 days.

Editors Review

Ever tried couscous? Even though this is a commonly used food item, many people don’t know how to cook or eat this? Commonly served as a side, couscous is easy to prepare and very high in nutrition. Watch the video recipe to learn how to cook this.