Perfect Couscous

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Couscous is made from tiny steamed balls of semolina flour. Though we think of it as a grain, it’s actually a type of pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth (or water)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups (10 oz) couscous

Preparation

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water (or broth), salt, butter, and oil to a boil. Stir in the couscous, cover tightly with a lid, and remove from heat.
  2. Let the couscous steam for 5 minutes. Use a fork to fluff the couscous and break up any clumps. Serve warm.


Source: Jenn Segal Once Upon A Chef – Perfect Couscous

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