Ptitim, or Israeli couscous, is a large wheat couscous-like product similar to the Italian orzo.  Imagine regular couscous on steroids!  This breakfast is fresh, summery, and light but filling.


Ingredients (for one serving):

  • 1/2 cup Ptitim, raw
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • Drizzle honey
  • Fruits:  nectarine, blueberries, raspberries
  • Sunflower seeds for topping


  • In a small saucepan, combine ptitim and water and cook on high until all the water is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and mix in maple syrup.
  • On greased cookie sheet, spread out the ptitim and broil on high for 4 minutes, or until it starts to brown.  Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.
  • Wash and slice fruit.
  • Combine cooled ptitim, fruit, sunflower seeds and a drizzle of honey,
  • Enjoy!
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