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Moroccan Couscous


Ingredients

1 ¼ teaspoons ground cumin

1 ¼ teaspoons ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground ginger

½ teaspoon ground ginger

¼ teaspoon ground cloves

¼ teaspoon ground cloves

⅛ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

⅛ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon ground cardamom

½ teaspoon ground cardamom

¼ teaspoon ground coriander

¼ teaspoon ground coriander

¼ teaspoon ground allspice

¼ teaspoon ground allspice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced

1 red onion, cut in half and thinly sliced

1 red, green, or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1″ pieces

1 red, green, or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1″ pieces

2 zucchinis, halved lengthwise and cut into 3/4 inch pieces

2 zucchinis, halved lengthwise and cut into 3/4 inch pieces

½ cup golden raisins

½ cup golden raisins

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon kosher salt

grated zest of one orange

grated zest of one orange

1 (14.5 ounce) can low sodium garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

1 (14.5 ounce) can low sodium garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

1 ½ cups chicken broth

1 ½ cups chicken broth

½ cup orange juice

½ cup orange juice

1 ½ cups couscous

1 ½ cups couscous

3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

Directions

Place a large, heavy bottomed pot over medium heat. Stir in the cumin, ginger, cloves, cayenne, cardamom, coriander, and allspice; gently toast until fragrant, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in oil and onion, cook until softened. Stir in the bell pepper, and zucchini; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the raisins, salt, zest, and garbanzos.

Place a large, heavy bottomed pot over medium heat. Stir in the cumin, ginger, cloves, cayenne, cardamom, coriander, and allspice; gently toast until fragrant, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in oil and onion, cook until softened. Stir in the bell pepper, and zucchini; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the raisins, salt, zest, and garbanzos.

Pour in the chicken broth and orange juice; turn heat to high and bring to a boil. When the mixture is boiling, stir in the couscous and remove from heat; cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and fold in chopped mint.

Pour in the chicken broth and orange juice; turn heat to high and bring to a boil. When the mixture is boiling, stir in the couscous and remove from heat; cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and fold in chopped mint.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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