Moroccan Spiced Beef Patties With Couscous

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 751 calories
    • Calories 289 calories from fat
    • Fat 32 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 101 mg
    • Sodium 1,103 mg
    • Protein 43 g
    • Carbohydrate 76 g
    • Sugar 16 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 6 mg
    • Calcium 105 mg

Place couscous in a large bowl and add 1 ½ cups boiling water. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.Toss couscous with the zucchini, tomato, raisins, mint, 3 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Set aside.In a large bowl, combine beef, carrots, parsley, scallions, tomato paste, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper. Make twelve ½-inch-thick patties.Heat remaining oil in a nonstick skillet. In batches, cook patties over medium heat, 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Serve with couscous.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/2 cups plain couscous
  2. Check 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  3. Check 1 medium tomato, chopped
  4. Check 1/2 cup golden raisins
  5. Check 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  6. Check 4 tablespoons olive oil
  7. Check 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  8. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  9. Check 1 1/2 pound ground beef
  10. Check 1 cup grated carrots (2 medium)
  11. Check 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  12. Check 3 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  13. Check 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  14. Check 1 teaspoon paprika
  15. Check 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  16. Check 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place couscous in a large bowl and add 1 ½ cups boiling water. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
  2. Toss couscous with the zucchini, tomato, raisins, mint, 3 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine beef, carrots, parsley, scallions, tomato paste, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper. Make twelve ½-inch-thick patties.
  4. Heat remaining oil in a nonstick skillet. In batches, cook patties over medium heat, 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Serve with couscous.