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Meatballs With Apricot Couscous

Meatballs With Apricot Couscous
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  1. Cook the meatballs according to the recipe directions.
  2. Place the couscous and apricots in a bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water, cover, and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, then fold in the almonds, scallions, and oil; season with ¾ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Serve with the meatballs, yogurt, and lemon wedges.
By September, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 564
  • Fat 23g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 126mg
  • Sodium 788mg
  • Protein 35g
  • Carbohydrate 59g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 6mg
  • Calcium 142mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Try substituting dried cranberries or raisins for the apricots, and roasted pistachios for the almonds.

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