Zucchini Stuffed With Chickpeas and Israeli Couscous
Zucchini Stuffed With Chickpeas and Israeli Couscous
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    Stuffed zucchini shells are filled to overflowing with a sauteed mixture of ginger-and-jalapeno-laced chickpeas, pearl-size pasta called Israeli couscous, and chopped zucchini flesh; a squeeze of lemon is the finishing touch.

    Ingredients

    • 6 small zucchini (6 to 7 inches long; 6 ounces each), halved lengthwise
    • Coarse salt
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 shallot, very thinly sliced into rings
    • 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
    • 1 medium fresh jalapeno chile, seeded and finely chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • Pinch of ground, cinnamon
    • Pinch of saffron
    • 3/4 cup cooked dried or canned chickpeas
    • 3/4 cup Israeli couscous
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus sprigs for serving
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro, plus sprigs for serving
    • Lemon wedges, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 238 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.63%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.39%
    • Sodium: 14 mg 0.59%
    • Calcium: 30 mg 3.03%
    • Potassium: 310 mg 8.85%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.89%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.14%
    • Vitamin C 14.91%
    • 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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