Algerian Couscous Recipe

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Algerian Couscous
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  1. Slice eggplant crosswise, sprinkle with a little salt, toss in a colander, and let drain for 20 minutes; rinse and pat dry.
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven, over medium-low heat; add onions, carrot, peppers, eggplant, chicken, and lamb.
  3. Cover with water, bring to a boil, season with salt and pepper, cover, reduce heat and let simmer 45 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and green beans, cover, and simmer 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the couscous: melt butter in a sauce pan over medium-low heat; cook the shallots until translucent, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add stock, season with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  7. Stir in couscous, being careful that no clumps form, cover, remove from heat and let sit 10 minutes.
  8. Add artichokes and chickpeas to the stew snd heat through.
  9. To serve: Pile couscous in the center of a serving platter in a cone shape; spoon stew around couscous.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1025 Kcal (4291 kJ)
Calories from fat 512.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56.91g 88%
Cholesterol 147.28mg 49%
Sodium 328.5mg 14%
Potassium 1524.37mg 32%
Total Carbs 86.64g 29%
Sugars 19.56g 78%
Dietary Fiber 16.99g 68%
Protein 43.77g 88%
Vitamin C 68.9mg 115%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 22%
Iron 13.3mg 74%
Calcium 140.8mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 138.71 Kcal (581 kJ)
Calories from fat 69.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.7g 88%
Cholesterol 19.93mg 49%
Sodium 44.46mg 14%
Potassium 206.3mg 32%
Total Carbs 11.72g 29%
Sugars 2.65g 78%
Dietary Fiber 2.3g 68%
Protein 5.92g 88%
Vitamin C 9.3mg 115%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 22%
Iron 1.8mg 74%
Calcium 19mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24.4
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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