Product Description & Reviews
What is Israeli Couscous?Israeli couscous, also called pearl couscous or, as it is known in Israel, "ptitim", is similar to the common North African couscous but mainly produced from wheat flour rather than semolina.So, what does Israeli couscous actually taste like? Similar to pasta, Israeli couscous has a slightly chewy texture, similar to wheat, with a slightly savory flavor due to the toasting process. However, Israeli Couscous does not hold much flavor on its own, and can be flavored according to taste and meal style using seasonings, spices, sauces or fresh herbs.Osem Israeli Couscous is both vegetarian and veganCooking Israeli CouscousIsraeli Couscous can be used much like any other whole grain such as pasta and rice. It can be served as a standalone dish or as an add-on to unlimited styles of meals. Add a handful to your salads, use some in your soups to add some body and flavor or use it instead of rice with some stir fry or meatballs.You could try Israeli couscous in any recipe that called for orzo as well.Preparation is quite easy. For each cup of Pearl Couscous, mix in 1 1/4 cups of water. Cover Pot and let simmer for 8-10 minutes while stirring occasionally.To add a little more flavor, lightly saute chopped onions in olive oil. Add the dried couscous and toast for two minutes, before adding the water or vegetable stock.
Features & Highlights
- Easy preparation! - Ready in just 10 minutes, just add water and cook
- World Cuisine! Spice, Sauce and Herb to make the Perfect side dish to any style of meat, poultry, or fish
- Serve Cold or Hot! Add cold Israeli couscous to your salads and cold dishes.
- 100% natural, cholesterol free, sodium free, saturated fat free
- Vegan, 100% natural, cholesterol free, sodium free, saturated fat free. Kosher OU Parve
|Item Weight:||6 pounds|
|Package Weight:||5.05 pounds|
|Package Size:||10.8 x 2.5 x 2.5 inches|
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