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Warm Pineapple Banana Couscous Breakfast Recipe

Couscous is a type of pasta made from semolina flour and water. It has a mild and nutty flavor that combines well with various ingredients and sauces. Couscous comes in different sizes and shapes, from tiny and irregular to large and round. The most common way to cook couscous is to boil it in water or broth, but it can also be toasted or steamed for more flavor and texture. Couscous is a staple food in many North African and Middle Eastern cuisines, and it can be served as a side dish, salad, or main course.

Warm Pineapple Banana Couscous Breakfast Recipe

Warm Pineapple Banana Couscous Breakfast

Couscous is a neutral favored dish that combines just about every ingredient imaginable. No wonder it’s one of North Africa’s staple foods. 

Prep time: 5 min Cook time: 10 Total time: 15 min

A dish so nice they named it twice, Kuskus or Couscous, is actually pasta though it looks like rice. Kuskus is stocked in most grocery stores on the rice and pasta isles. Instant and non-instant varieties are available. 

2 cups dry couscous
2 cups low fat milk
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup finely diced pineapples
1 sliced banana

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk, honey, and cinnamon. As soon as it comes to a boil, stir in the Kuskus. Turn off the heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in pineapples and top with sliced bananas. Serve warm for breakfast. 

Couscous is pasta made from semolina flour. Although couscous was traditionally hand-rolled, in modern times it's made by machines. Try new Couscous recipes to make for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it's time to upgrade your Couscous recipe skills to the next level. 

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