Couscous Cakes (Giada De Laurentiis) Recipe

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the couscous, cilantro, egg, egg yolk, coriander, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Sprinkle the flour over the mixture. Mix until combined.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Form 1/4 cupfuls of the mixture into 8 patties. Add 4 of the patties to the pan and cook for 3 to 4 minutes each side until golden. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining couscous mixture.
  3. Serve the couscous cakes with mango chutney.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 282.6 Kcal (1183 kJ)
Calories from fat 146.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.25g 25%
Cholesterol 81.84mg 27%
Sodium 455.66mg 19%
Potassium 117.25mg 2%
Total Carbs 29.05g 10%
Sugars 5.34g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.43g 6%
Protein 6.62g 13%
Vitamin C 11.4mg 19%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 27.1mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 182.67 Kcal (765 kJ)
Calories from fat 94.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.51g 25%
Cholesterol 52.9mg 27%
Sodium 294.53mg 19%
Potassium 75.79mg 2%
Total Carbs 18.77g 10%
Sugars 3.45g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0.92g 6%
Protein 4.28g 13%
Vitamin C 7.4mg 19%
Iron 0.5mg 4%
Calcium 17.5mg 3%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.7
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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