Spiced Mini Burgers With Couscous Salad

Spiced Mini Burgers With Couscous Salad
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place the couscous in a large bowl and pour 1½ cups hot tap water over the top. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork.
  2. Form the beef into 12 small ½-inch-thick patties. Sprinkle with the cumin, oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the patties and cook to the desired doneness, 4 minutes per side for medium.
  4. Toss the couscous with the scallions, tomatoes, cucumber, lemon juice, remaining oil, 1¼ teaspoons salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  5. Serve with the burgers and hummus, if using.
By April, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 598Calories From Fat 41%
  • Fat 28g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 64mg
  • Sodium 1163mg
  • Protein 30g
  • Carbohydrate 61g
  • Fiber 6g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Ground Lamb
Give this dinner a Mediterranean accent by using ground lamb for the patties and stirring ¼ cup crumbled Feta into the couscous salad.

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