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Organic Couscous

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Organic couscous makes delicious herby side dishes.

Organic couscous is made using hulled durum wheat semolina and cooks into a light fluffy consistency and makes great salads.

Couscous is perfect for tabbouleh and is fab in hearty salads and side dishes. It is a natural whole food option for couscous lovers, this white variety is soft and absorbent.  We also stock organic wholemeal couscous, organic spelt couscous and organic fregola (giant couscous)

To make couscous the wheat is moistened and then sprayed into a special oven which helps form the little particles of couscous. The particles are partially cooked under steam, dried and then gently cracked into smaller pieces.

Couscous is similar to pasta in some ways but it is lightly crushed instead of ground so it is less refined.  It is particularly popular in Middle Eastern and North African cuisines but can now be found almost anywhere – although wholemeal couscous is less common.

Ingredients: Organic Durum Wheat

Origin: Italy

Allergy information: Contains gluten. Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts, celery, mustard


Nutritional Information


Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g:
Energy 1482kj/350kcal
Fat 1.5g
of which saturates 0.4g
Carbohydrate 70g
of which sugars 3g
Fibre 4g
Protein 12g
Salt 0.01g

Cooking Instructions

  1. Measure the couscous into a heat-proof bowl.
  2. Add boiling water in a ratio of 3 parts of water to 2 parts of couscous and cover the bowl.
  3. Leave for 10 minutes so the couscous can absorb the boiling water.
  4. Fluff with a fork before serving and combine with herbs and seasoning of choice.


For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.


Family Tip:

  1. Couscous goes great in a tabbouleh style garden salad with fresh herbs and finely chopped vegetables.
  2. Cold Salads keep well for a couple of days in the fridge and make a great quick lunch that seems to taste better each day.
  3. Wholemeal couscous can also be used in the place of rice and other grains in any recipe and combines well with quinoa.