10 min

    This recipe will show you how to make plain couscous. It's easy, simple and incredibly quick to make. It makes a great alternative to plain rice, pasta or potatoes.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 300g couscous
    • 500ml water

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Heat the water, salt and olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Remove from heat and sprinkle in the couscous. Stir well and cover. Set aside for 5 minutes until the couscous has completely absorbed the water. Fluff with a fork. Serve hot.


    For presentational purposes, press the couscous into coffee cups and turn out onto a plate.

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