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Meatballs with couscous salad recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Meatballs with couscous salad Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Meatballs with couscous salad.  

Cooking Time 15 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

800g extra-lean beef mince
2 teaspoons beef stock powder
2 teaspoons garlic pepper steak seasoning
1 cup couscous
1 2/3 cups boiling water
olive oil cooking spray
400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
1/2 cup mint leaves, chopped
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, coarsely chopped
1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
1 small red onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup Sunbeam raisins, finely chopped
2 roma tomatoes, finely chopped
1/3 cup fat-free natural yoghurt


Combine mince, stock powder and steak seasoning in a large bowl. Mix well. Roll tablespoons mince into balls.

Place couscous in a large, heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Cover bowl and stand for 3 to 4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir with a fork to seperate grains.

Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Spray meatballs with oil. Cook, turning often, for 10 to 15 minutes or until browned and cooked through.

Meanwhile, add chickpeas, mint, parsley, lemon rind, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, onion, raisins and tomatoes to couscous. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon couscous salad into bowls. Top with meatballs and 1 tablespoon yoghurt. Season with pepper. Serve.

Super Food Ideas - November 2006, Page 33
Recipe by Kerrie Butler 

More from the Lebanese Recipes Kitchen:

Chicken couscous salad
Spicy couscous salad
Green couscous with broad beans, dill and pistachios
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Middle Eastern lamb & orzo salad
Chicken Kebab Salad 

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  1. I'm looking forward to this recipe.nice share and also nice making details.
    Couscous recipes


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