Couscous is often cooked and tossed with a variety of veggies to make salads.
How to store couscous
Couscous should be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry and dark place.
Health benefits of couscous
Couscous is a good source of plant protein
, especially for vegetarians. Couscous is a good source of fibre
and almost negligible in fat and thus a wise choice for those aiming healthy heart
, weight loss
and looking to manage diabetes
. However, do not overlook its carb content. Toss it with low carb colourful veggies to make a healthy meal. Also remember to buy couscous made with durum wheat than the one made with semolina. It is also a fair source of iron
and some B vitamins. Remember it is made with durum wheat, so not a good choice for those with gluten intolerance