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An easy step by step guide on how to cook couscous in just 10 mins. A quick & versatile recipe - the perfect side dish - recipesfromapantry.com #couscous #moroccancouscous #howtocookcouscous

How to cook couscous

A quick guide on how to cook couscous
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 338kcal


  • 180 g couscous 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • 250 ml boiling water / stock 1 cup


  • Measure out the couscous and pour into a bowl.
  • Add salt to your taste.
  • Then pour over boiling water and mix well.
  • Cover the couscous and let stand.
  • After 5 min uncover and fluff up the couscous.
  • Then cover again and let stand for a further 5 minutes.
  • Uncover, fluff up the couscous, add desired toppings and serve.



Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 11g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 4g | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg