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    Seven-Vegetable Couscous

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    30 mins

    30 mins

    Sharon123's Note:

    This is a very traditional dish with some modern twists!, and uses a lot of vegetables from the garden. Change around the veggies according to what's being harvested. Adapted from The Culinaary Institute of America.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Couscous:.
    2. 2
      Place the water or stock on the stove, bring to a boil, and season with 1 teaspoon salt.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl, add the couscous and currants(or raisins), pour the boiling water over the top of the couscous, and stir to mix. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
    4. 4
      Vegetables:.
    5. 5
      Place a large sauté pan on the stove and heat over medium. When the pan is warm, add the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, sauté the garlic until golden. Add the carrots and butternut squash, toss to coat with oil, and cook until golden brown. Add the eggplant, yellow squash, and zucchini and cook until tender.
    6. 6
      Toss in the remaining ingredients up to and including the cardamom pods. Stir to coat evenly with the spices and cook for about 8 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and aromatic. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve over the couscous on a large platter.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 02, 2009

      45

      What a healthy meal !! So easy to do too . I halved the recipe and had to leave out the raisins and chickpeas due to family preferences. I love the use of cardamon here !

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    Nutritional Facts for Seven-Vegetable Couscous

    Serving Size: 1 (2968 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 325.5
     
    Calories from Fat 131
    40%
    Total Fat 14.6 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 510.6 mg
    21%
    Total Carbohydrate 43.8 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
    29%
    Sugars 6.4 g
    25%
    Protein 7.4 g
    14%

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    cardamom pods

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