Couscous Stuffing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190.4
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.2 mg
  • Sodium: 244.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Good for pork chops or poultry..or side dish Good for pork chops or poultry..or side dish
Number of Servings: 6


    Couscous (dry), 1 cup
    Low sodium chicken broth, 2 cups
    Almonds, .25 cup, chopped
    Apricots, dried, .33 cups chopped
    Shallots, 29 grams or 1 or 2 medium
    Fennel, .5 bulb finely chopped
    Garlic, 2 cloves minced
    Butter, salted, 2 tbsp
    Cinnamon 1/8 tsp
    Cummin 1/4 tsp
    salt and pepper to taste


Bring chicken broth to a boil. Add couscous and stir. Remove couscous (strain). Fluff couscous with fork. Keep reserve chicken broth. Set both aside.

Roast almonds.

Add butter to frying pan and melt. Add fennel and shallots. Mix and cook until soft. (about 5 min) Add garlic. Cook about 2 minutes. Add couscous, cinnamon, cumin, apricots and almonds. Mix. Add salt and pepper to taste.

You made need to add some of the reserve broth to the mixture to ensure stuffing holds together.

Add stuffing to your meat of choice.
For pork chops: butterfly the chops, add stuffing and insert toothpick to keep together. Place remaining stuffing (if any remaining) on top of the chops. Cook at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

Recipe nutrition does not include any meat. Add your meat choice for complete calories.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOLLYINMN.

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  • Incredible!
    This is great! I like to add a few different spices to change the flavor when using different cuts of meat. Yum - 9/8/08

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