Near East Whole Grain Blends

Couscous, Wheat, Original Plain

Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

about 4 (dry) servings per container
Serving Size: 0.33 cup dry

 as packaged1 cup as prepared
Calories  

Amount Per Serving and/or % Daily Value*

Total Fat  
Total Carbohydrate  
Protein  


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
 Calories:2,0002,500
Total FatLess than65g80g
     Sat FatLess than20g25g
CholesterolLess than300mg300mg
SodiumLess than2400mg2400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g375g
     Dietary Fiber 25g30g

7.6 oz.

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Couscous, Wheat, Original Plain
Product Details

A blend of whole durum wheat semolina & durum semolina. Cooks in 5 minutes. Per Serving: 180 calories; 0 g sat fat (0% DV); 0 mg sodium (0% DV); 1 g sugars; 3 g fiber (12% DV). Contains 43 g whole grains per serving. For recipe nutritional information, visit our website at: www.neareast.com. More recipes! For product information and recipes go to www.neareast.com or scan here. For questions or comments, call 1-800-822-7423. Please have package available when calling. This package is sold by weight, not by volume. Contents settle during shipping and handling. Please recycle this carton.

Ingredients

Couscous (Precooked Whole Durum Wheat Semolina, Durum Semolina).

Warnings

Contains wheat ingredients.

Directions

Range Top Directions: Servings (About 1 Cup Cooked): 1 Serving: 1/3 cup couscous, uncooked; 1/3 cup water, broth or juice; 1 pinch salt (optional); 1 tsp olive oil or butter. 2 Servings: 2/3 cup couscous, uncooked; 3/4 cup water, broth or juice; 1/4 tsp salt (optional); 2 tsp olive oil or butter. About 4 Servings: 1 box couscous, uncooked; 1-1/2 cups water, broth or juice; 1/2 tsp salt (optional); 1 tbsp olive oil or butter. 1. In medium sauce pan, bring water, salt (optional) and olive oil or butter just to a boil. 2. Stir in couscous; cover. 3. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. 4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving. See side panel for microwave, low fat and high altitude directions. Microwave Directions: 1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine water and salt (optional). Refer to range top directions chart for water and salt measurements. 2. Microwave at high until boiling, about 1-2 minutes for 1 serving, 4-5 minutes for 2 servings, or 6-7 minutes for the entire box. (Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.) 3. Add couscous and olive oil or butter; stir. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. 4. Fluff couscous lightly with fork before serving. Low Fat Directions: Plain Wheat Couscous is low in fat as prepared following package directions. High Altitude Preparation: At high altitudes, prepare entire box as directed above except increase water to 2 cups. Variations: For a creative twist, add one of the following to prepared couscous: 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes and 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions; 1 cup diced tomatoes, 1/2 cup cooked chopped zucchini and 1/2 cup cooked chopped broccoli; 2 tablespoons tomato juice, 2 teaspoons fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill and 1/4 cup sliced black olives.

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