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Is Couscous Gluten Free?

0 Comments 19 May 2011

No, couscous is a wheat product and is therefore not gluten free.¬†Lundberg Farms sells a couscous-like product made from roasted brown rice and I saw that item mentioned many times on the search engines. My internet research gave me little hope of finding ‘safe’ couscous dishes in restaurants.

Many cooks substitute millet or quinoa for couscous. Here is one example from a blogger who uses millet. This blogger prefers  quinoa instead.

Article updated 7/4/13

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