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Moroccan Sauté

This Moroccan-inspired dinner is delicious served with chopped tomatoes, drizzled with a fruity olive oil, balsamic vinegar and salt and freshly ground pepper. Serve fruit sorbet for dessert.

Ingredients: 

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1 box quick-cooking couscous
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½ tsp. olive oil
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1 medium onion, chopped
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1 tsp. curry powder, or to taste
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½ tsp. plus 18 tsp. ground cinnamon
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2 cloves garlic, pressed
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2 (1512 oz.) cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
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2 medium zucchini, sliced in quarters
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2 cups chopped tomatoes or 15-oz.
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2 cups frozen sweet corn
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½ cup chopped cilantro

Instructions: 

  1. Cook couscous according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat.Add onions and cook, stirring often, 4 minutes. Stir in curry powder, cinnamon and garlic, and cook 1 minute. Add zucchini, beans, tomatoes, corn and 1 cup water, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. If mixture is too dry, add more water as needed.
  3. Season with salt, pepper and cilantro.
  4. Fluff couscous with fork, and spoon into serving dish.Top with vegetable mixture and serve hot.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
452
Protein: 
g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
g
Carbohydrates: 
92 g
Cholesterol: 
mg
Sodium: 
271 mg
Fiber: 
12 g
Sugar: 
g
Yield: 
4-6 SERVINGS

Comments on this Recipe

I've made this recipe several times over the years, and I have to say it's not my favorite. All the ingredients, on their own, are tasty. Together, though, they just don't work very well.

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