Perfect Couscous

Perfect Couscous
24 May 2024

You can serve couscous, which is both a practical and delicious recipe among pilaf recipes, at crowded dinner tables. It is up to you to enrich couscous pilaf with different ingredients; you can serve it with vegetables or tomato paste.

How many calories is one serving of couscous?

1 serving of couscous pilaf is 320 calories.

Prep Time : 10 mins
Cook time : 10 mins
Servings : 8 People
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Perfect Couscous


  • 500 g couscous
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3-4 onions
  •  4 tomatoes
  • 6 cups (1.5 liters) meat broth
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
Perfect Couscous


  1. Peel and dice the tomatoes, and mince the onion. Melt half of the butter in a pot and roast the onion.
  2. Add tomatoes, salt, and pepper, and fry for 2–3 minutes. Pour the broth and let it boil.
  3. Melt the remaining butter in a separate pot. Add the couscous and fry. When it starts to turn pink, add the boiling water and stir.
  4. Boil for 3–4 minutes, reduce the heat, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove it from the heat and let it rest for 8–10 minutes. Carefully blend and serve. Bon Appetit!
Serving Suggestions
  • Instead of parsley, you can use chopped fresh herbs such as thyme, oregano, tarragon, or even a mixture of any of these.
  • Garlic bread is an excellent accompaniment to spaghetti bolognese and pasta dishes with sauce. It is also recommended for pizza or soup.
Expert Tips

Garlic bread can be kept in the refrigerator for 1 day and in the freezer for 1 month if wrapped tightly in cling film. Wrap it in foil before baking. Garlic butter can also be prepared and stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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