Couscous with Legumes

Couscous Legumes
Serves 8
This is one of the Berberian new year recipes In Algeria COUSCOUS with legumes, healthy, low in fat and high in vitamins
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
365 calories
64 g
4 g
5 g
17 g
1 g
212 g
400 g
4 g
0 g
3 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
212g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365
Calories from Fat 44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g
8%
Saturated Fat 1g
7%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 4mg
1%
Sodium 400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates 64g
21%
Dietary Fiber 12g
48%
Sugars 4g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A
61%
Vitamin C
13%
Calcium
7%
Iron
18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 cup couscous
  2. 1 large onion, chopped
  3. 2 tomatoes, chopped
  4. 2 carrots cut into batons
  5. 1 cup dried fava beans, soaked overnight
  6. 1 canned chickpeas in water
  7. 1 canned corns in water
  8. ½ cup brown lentils
  9. 1 tablespoon ghee
  10. 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  11. 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  12. 1 tablepoon Ras el hanout
  13. 1 teaspoon salt
  14. 1 teaspoon black pepper
  15. 1 teaspoon paprika
  16. 1 teaspoon cumin
  17. 1 stalk of celery, diced
Instructions
  1. Wash the Couscous, drain and let it set for 5 mins, meanwhile bring a water to boil in stock pan, add couscous to steamer insert and steam for 15 mins.
  2. Place another stock pan on stove over medium heat, add the olive oil, sauté onion for 5 mins then add tomatoes stirring regularly, for about 6 mins until softened, add spices, salt, pepper, lentils and fava beans, stir for 2 mins, add water and cook for 40 mins then add carrots, celery, corns and chickpeas, for the last 15 to 20 minutes and cook until tender or desired consistency, season with salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
  3. After 15 mins of steaming couscous flip it into a large dish and put 2 splashes of salted water, let it set for 5 mins and steam again for another 15 mins.
  4. Remove the couscous from steamer add ghee into it mix well and VOILA ready to serve.
  5. Serve the couscous topped with legumes.
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calories
365
fat
5g
protein
17g
carbs
64g
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