Moroccan-style Ground Chicken and Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 290.2
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.6 mg
  • Sodium: 429.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.5 g
  • Protein: 16.9 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 lb lean ground chicken
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 cup red onions, minced
    1 tbsp paprika
    2 tsp cumin, ground
    1 tsp red pepper flakes
    1/2 tsp cinnamon, ground
    2 tsp coriander, ground
    1 tbsp ginger, fresh, minced
    1 can chickpeas, with liquid
    1 can tomatoes, diced
    2 cups sweet potatoes, diced
    1 cup red peppers, diced
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    1/2 cup whole wheat couscous
    1 cup water
    1 cup frozen peas
    1/2 tsp salt
    2 tbsp mint, fresh


1. heat oil over medium heat in a non-stick skillet. add garlic, onion and ground chicken and saute for 5 min as you mix well to combine. stir in spices and ginger and saute another 2 minutes. add to slow cooker.
2. stir in chickpeas with juice, tomatoes with juice, sweet potatoes, red pepper and lemon juice and stir. cook on low setting for 6-8 hours
3. stir in whole wheat couscous, water and frozen green peas. turn slow cooker to warm setting and let sit for 20 minutes. season with salt and add additional water if too thick.
4. serve like chili in bowls. garnish with fresh mint (optional)

Serving Size: 8

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MADAMEFATTY.

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