Couscous Organic is considered a pasta, it is made from small granules of semolina flour and is often used as a substitute for rice or quinoa, This versatile food is traditional in North African cuisine and takes on whatever flavour you are cooking it with.
One of the many benefits of couscous is that 1 cup serving of couscous contains only 176 calories. This is far fewer calories than a cup of quinoa which contains 254 caloriesor or a cup of rice containing 205 calories.
Protein plays a very important role in replacing dead cells in your body. It is needed for sustaining energyand assists in repairing tissues in your body and building muscle after exercise. Just 1 single cup size serving of couscous contains 6 grams of protein which is equal to 12% of the daily intake recommended by the Food and Drug Administration.
Adding couscous into your diet adds even more nutritional value as it contains selenium and potassium. Selenium is a trace mineral that acts as an antioxidant and potassium is known to help regulate blood pressure. Choline is another important nutrient found in couscous. It makes important contributions to your brain, liver, metabolism, and nerve functions. 1 single cup size serving of couscous contains 5.2mg of choline.
And there is more, couscous also contains Folate which helps in the prevention of heart disease and stroke. It also aids the production of your red blood cells. All of these amazing benefits help to boost your immune system.
Couscous can be cooked in stock and added to a salad to make it more filling. It can also be added to soups and stir fry vegetables. It is very easy to prepare because all it requires is the addition of hot water and fluffing with a fork.
Storage: Airtight container, in a clean, dry, cool area, free from infestation, recommended temperature 0-15° Celsius.
Pack Sizes: 600gm, 3kg, hermetically sealed zip-lock bag.