Middle Eastern Turkey Meatballs With Couscous

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
0 mins

This recipe was my introduction to couscous, and I've never looked back. The first time I made it, I did accidentially use israeli couscous (don't try it!). The cinnamon is very subtle, and the meatballs are very complex in flavor. This is very healthy, and tastes sooo good!

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Directions

  1. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Sauté 3/4 cup onion until tender.
  2. Bring broth to a boil in small saucepan over high heat, stir in couscous and 1/4 tsp salt. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in onion and spinach. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, combine turkey, egg substitute, remaining 1/4 cup onion, steak sauce, cinnamon, cumin, remaining salt and black pepper in medium bowl. Mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls (makes approximately 24).
  4. Spray skillet with cooking spray. Over medium high heat, add meatballs and cook until no longer pink, roughly 7 minutes.
  5. Add water and tomato paste to skillet, whisk until blended. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Add meatballs. Cook until meatballs are hot.
  6. Serve meatballs and sauce over couscous mixture.
Most Helpful

2 5

Not a good combination, the couscous don't go well with the meatballs

5 5

These were great, the only thing I did differently was add the spinach and onions to the meatballs and sauce instead of the couscous. I will definately make this again.

5 5

Fabulous recipe!! The spices mixed with the turkey and then the flavor of the sauce after the meatballs are cooked...wow! I went for a walk after supper and when I came back in the house the smell of dinner was still intoxicatingly delicious! The couscous went perfect and I made a spinach salad to go with it.