A product of crushed semolina wheat, couscous has a light and fluffy texture, with a subtle taste - it's also quick to prepare. Dishes including couscous are sometimes named after it, with various fresh ingredients mixed in like herbs and vegetables.

One of the only micronutrients found in a significant quantity in couscous is Selenium, with minimal macronutrients other than carbohydrates.

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Water72.57 g
Energy112 kcal
5 %
Protein3.79 g
Fats0.16 g
Carbs23.22 g
Fiber1.4 g
Sugars0.1 g
Calcium8 mg
1 %
Iron0.38 mg
3 %
Magnesium8 mg
2 %
Phosphorus22 mg
2 %
Potassium58 mg
1 %
Sodium5 mg
Zinc0.26 mg
3 %
Copper0.041 mg
5 %
Manganese0.084 mg
5 %
Selenium27.5 µg
50 %
Vit C0 mg
Thiamin0.063 mg
6 %
Riboflavin0.027 mg
3 %
Niacin0.983 mg
7 %
Vit B60.051 mg
4 %
Folate15 µg
4 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A0 µg
Vit E0.13 mg
1 %
Vit D0 µg
Vit K0.1 µg
Sat Fat0.029 g
Mono Fat0.022 g
Poly Fat0.064 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg