Couscous contains 6 grams of plant based protein per serving!

Couscous is a great alternative to white and even brown rice. With 6 grams of protein per serving, this North African staple is also a great source of several B vitamins, as well as minerals such as; iron, manganese, zinc, calcium and potassium.



  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth chicken stock can be used as well
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil or butter


  • Bring water, vegetable broth and olive oil to a boil 
  • Add couscous and stir 
  • Remove from heat, let sit for 4-5 minutes, fluff with fork
  • Enjoy