This is a great way to serve your delicious main dish protein. The large-size Israeli pearl couscous is perfect for soaking up sauce and has enough flavor to enhance any protein. Serve under fish, chicken, beef, or vegetarian proteins.


Recipe Summary

5 mins
15 mins
20 mins
8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, bouillon cubes, curry powder, and oregano. Cook, breaking up bouillon cubes, until onion is soft, about 5 minutes. Add couscous and mix thoroughly.

  • Add water to the saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring frequently, until couscous is soft, 8 to 10 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Feel free to use beef or chicken bouillon if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

174 calories; protein 4.9g 10% DV; carbohydrates 29.7g 10% DV; fat 3.7g 6% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 8.8mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
3.1.19 I thought the oregano was totally lost so I ll either increase that amount or just omit in the future. Before it was completely cooked it was very thick and borderline gummy for a lack of a better word so I did add more water which solved that problem. I thought the curry flavor was spot on and not overpowering as curry often can be. We eat a lot of rice side dishes so this will be a nice option. Certainly was simple to make. Read More