Moroccan Meatballs with Couscous and Roasted Carrots
Moroccan Meatballs with Couscous and Roasted Carrots
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    The flavors of Morocco are captured in this simple, spicy dish. To make the meatballs, use the reserved spice mix from our Spicy Potatoes and Peas with Chicken.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 3/4 pound ground beef chuck (85 percent lean)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons reserved spice mix from Spicy Potatoes and Peas with Chicken
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
    • 1 bunch scallions, white and green parts separated, half of each minced and remaining thinly sliced
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 1 cup couscous
    • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
    • Lemon wedges, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 417 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 45 mg 15%
    • Sodium: 55 mg 2.28%
    • Calcium: 59 mg 5.92%
    • Potassium: 97 mg 2.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.22%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 37 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 18.21%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4.14%
    • Vitamin C 6.15%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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