COUSCOUS, ISRAELI TRI-COLORED

Tri-Colored Israeli Couscous
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COUSCOUS, ISRAELI TRI-COLORED

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Description:

There is so much to be said about this versatile pasta!  Cooked it can add a creamy texture to your dish or when made as a salad or bedding it plumps up several sizes with a soft smooth mouth feel that will make any dish shine.  Know by many names including Middle Eastern Couscous and Israeli Couscous, this pasta is made from wheat flour and is toasted or "puffed".  About the size of a Peppercorn, Israel Couscous will expand when cooked and take on the flavor of surrounding ingredients. This tri-colored couscous is perfect as a light and colorful side, salad or soup. Cooked this multi colored couscous retains its color and makes a delightful plate presentation.

Couscous originated in the Moroccan area of Northern Africa. African cooks, made Couscous from scratch, by moistening flour with a small amount of water and salt, then rolling between the palms of their hands to form small grains. The grains are sorted by size, then steamed. Once cooked, the grains are separated. For immediate use it's sprinkled with cold water to allow it to swell and get fluffy. If for later use it's spread on a cloth and dried in the sun.

Ingredient Statement:

Wheat Flour, Spinach Powder, Tomato Powder. (Contains Wheat, Gluten)

Suggested Use:

Use this versatile couscous anywhere you would Israeli Couscous. 

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Pour 1-1/4 cups of boiling water over 1 cup couscous, cover and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.

Product Description

There is so much to be said about this versatile pasta! Cooked it can add a creamy texture to your dish or when made as a salad or bedding it plumps up several sizes with a soft smooth mouth feel that will make any dish shine. Know by many names including Middle Eastern Couscous and Israeli Couscous, this pasta is made from wheat flour and is toasted or "puffed". About the size of a Peppercorn, Israel Couscous will expand when cooked and take on the flavor of surrounding ingredients.

Physical

Color: A blend of orange, green & beige colored couscous.

Flavor: Typical of couscous.

Size: Approximately 1/8 inch in diameter, round, puffed balls.

Chemical

Moisture: 12%

Sulfites: Negative

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Wheat Flour, Spinach Powder, Tomato Powder.

Allergen Statement

Contains Wheat, Gluten.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min. 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources.  Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 55g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat .5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g  
Protein 6g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 4%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.