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    Moroccan Meatballs & Couscous

    Moroccan Meatballs & Couscous. Photo by Dr. Jenny

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    English_Rose's Note:

    Moroccan meatballs made with spiced lamb served with herb cous cous. This was just shown on TV here in the UK and I thought I'd save it on here for future reference, looks yummy!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    meatballs

    Units: US | Metric

    For the sauce

    For the couscous

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine lamb, onion, harissa and flat leaf parsley and season, roll into golf ball sized meatballs and fry off in medium hot pan until coloured.
    2. 2
      In a heavy based pan, fry the onion, garlic and ginger until softened, add the spices and cook for 1-2 minutes
    3. 3
      Add the tomatoes and apricots, then add the meatballs, top up with the stock and cover with a lid and cook for 30 minutes After 20 mins add the honey and season.
    4. 4
      Place the couscous in a bowl and pour over the boiling stock, cover with plastic wrap and leave to stand for 5 mins, fork through to separate the grains then add chopped herbs, toasted almonds, lemon juice ,olive oil and salt and pepper and mix.
    5. 5
      Serve with toasted pita bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2010

      55

      DH and I made these meatballs last night for dinner and really enjoyed them. They are a bit of work, but the aroma that filled the house and the flavor were fantastic. The meatballs and herbed couscous were very complimentary. We made no modifications to the recipe as posted. Thanks! Made for ZWT6.

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    Nutritional Facts for Moroccan Meatballs & Couscous

    Serving Size: 1 (543 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 857.8
     
    Calories from Fat 375
    43%
    Total Fat 41.6 g
    64%
    Saturated Fat 13.6 g
    68%
    Cholesterol 87.2 mg
    29%
    Sodium 325.3 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 87.7 g
    29%
    Dietary Fiber 9.7 g
    39%
    Sugars 20.5 g
    82%
    Protein 36.0 g
    72%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    harissa

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