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    Couscous Tacos

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    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    Bec's Note:

    From a vegetarian cookbook of mine. I love Couscous (KOOS-koos)- it is a quick-cooking grain made from ground semolina in the shape of very tiny beads, so it is a cool change from regular pasta! Also, I suppose you can use soft shell tacos shells, not just hard shell.

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    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan combine undrained stewed tomatoes, water, onion, and taco seasoning mix.
    2. 2
      Bring to a boil.
    3. 3
      Stir in couscous and tofu.
    4. 4
      Cover; remove from heat- Let stand for 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Spoon couscous mixture into taco shells.
    6. 6
      Top with lettuce and cheese- Serve with salsa.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 20, 2012

      First, thank you for posting this as I have lost the cookbook this recipe was in. My family, too, likes this recipe. I mash the tofu with an egg masher, and it gives the filling a consistency of having ground beef in it. My non vegetarians like it that way.

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    • on March 30, 2006


      This was a very flavorful and a VERY fast vegetarian dinner. I added some chopped green pepper for crunch and pickled jalapeno for heat but otherwise kept it exactly as posted.

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    Nutritional Facts for Couscous Tacos

    Serving Size: 1 (258 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 5

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 315.0
    Calories from Fat 111
    Total Fat 12.4 g
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    Cholesterol 15.8 mg
    Sodium 534.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 38.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    Sugars 1.0 g
    Protein 13.0 g

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