Curried Israeli Couscous


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.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¼ cup minced onion

  • 2 cubes vegetable bouillon

  • 1 teaspoon yellow curry powder

  • ½ teaspoon oregano

  • 2 cups pearl (Israeli) couscous

  • 2 ½ cups water


  1. 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.

  2. 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 (per serving)

174 Calories
4g Fat
30g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 76mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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