How to cook couscous

To discover how to cook couscous, see the following recipes which will give you various ways to cook and prepare this starchy food.
  1. Couscous with Carrots

    Fluffy couscous, mixed with shredded carrot for a little crunch then tossed with a simple fresh dressing, is so quick and delicious that it will...

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  3. Patties and Couscous

    In bowl, beat egg; mix in bread crumbs, teriyaki sauce, onion and pepper. Mix in beef and form into four 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick patties. In nonstick...

  4. Couscous

    In saucepan, bring water and salt to boil; stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.  

  5. Couscous Salad with Artichoke Hearts and Black Olives

    Pull couscous and a couple of cans from your shelf to whip up into an interesting dish. Then serve with sliced tomatoes and warm pita bread for a...

  6. Couscous with Zucchini

    In saucepan, bring stock to boil. Stir in couscous and zucchini; cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes; fluff with fork.

  7. Moroccan Chicken with Couscous

    In small bowl, whisk together 1 tsp (5 mL) of the orange juice, 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the oil, honey, cumin, coriander, 1/4 tsp (1 mL) of the salt,...

  8. Couscous Bean Patties with Salad in Pita Pockets

    Black beans and whole wheat couscous contribute soluble and insoluble fibres to these vegetarian burgers, which are tasty tucked into whole wheat...

  9. Couscous Salad

    This tasty dish is easy to make — and happily waits in the fridge until needed. You can add 2 tsp (10 mL) dried mint to the dressing instead...

  10. Apricot Almond Couscous with Chicken

    Having a selection of dried spices on hand brings flavours from around the world to your table. For example, this salad features a...

  11. Steamed Fish with Couscous

    Serve fish with a Test Kitchen favourite – nutritious Broccoli Salad (see recipe link below).

  12. Couscous Timbales

    In small saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, red pepper, thyme, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until...

  13. Couscous Bean Salad

    Couscous takes no time to prepare and most children love it. Make it with whole wheat couscous for the added fibre. Celery, carrots and a few...

  14. Couscous Pilaf

    Couscous is sure to intrigue young cooks. You don't need to turn on the stove to cook it; just heat the stock in the microwave or use boiling water...

  15. Couscous and Peas

    In saucepan, bring 1 cup (250 mL) chicken stock and salt to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in frozen peas, zucchini and couscous. Cover; let stand...

  16. Chickpea, Feta and Raisin Couscous

    In small saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, salt, pepper, chickpeas, raisins and cumin stirring often, until...

  17. Couscous and Lentil Salad

    This cool kitchen salad needs only boiling water to cook the couscous.

  18. Chicken Couscous Wraps with Red Pepper Mayonnaise

    In the summer, prepare the couscous and the roasted pepper mayonnaise in the kitchen, then head outside to the barbecue. When it's too cold, grill...

  19. Citrus Ginger Couscous

    In small saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, salt, pepper, sweet red pepper, gingerroot and grated lime stirring...

  20. Orange Broccoli Couscous

    In small saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, salt, pepper, broccoli, carrot and orange rind stirring often, until...

  21. Green Pea Lemon Couscous

    In small saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, salt, pepper, green peas, carrot and lemon rind stirring often, until...

  22. Almond Cranberry Couscous

    In small saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, salt, pepper, celery and rosemary stirring often, until softened, about...

  23. Honey-Garlic Pork Medallions with Couscous

    Shortcuts - Lean pork tenderloin needs no boning or trimming; it slices easily and cooks quickly. - Bottled honey-garlic sauce saves on...

  24. Couscous with Smoked Cheese and Tomato Vinaigrette

    Deli-supermarket smoked cheeses include Gruyere, provolone and Gouda plus the mild mozzarella. We recommend using the olive oil in the jar of...

  25. Squash Couscous

    Couscous, the final course at a special meal, is served to satisfy guests so that no one leaves hungry. This steamed preparation takes a little...

  26. Herbed Pearl Couscous

    Here's a speedy way to prepare pearl couscous as a side dish, simple enough to serve any night of the week. Instead of parsley, try chives, dill or...