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Couscous with Lamb and Olives

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 2 hr.
Total: 2 hr. 15 min.
For a tasty Middle Eastern meal, try this spicy lamb and couscous any night of the week.


  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 1/4 lbs boneless, lamb stew meat, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp hot paprika
  • 1/4 cup (1 oz.) quartered garlic cloves
  • 3 cups brown stock
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup dried currants
  • 2 cups diced carrots (1-inch)
  • 1 cup olives, whole, pitted
  • 1 1/3 cups couscous
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  • Heat oil in a large sauce pot or braising pan over medium high heat. Add lamb, season with salt and paprika and cook for 5-6 minutes stirring occasionally until browned on all sides. Stir in garlic and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes until golden. Pour in stock, wine and currants and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to a simmer and cook, covered, for one hour. Add carrots and olives and cook, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover, stir in couscous and parsley and cook for 15 more minutes until couscous is tender. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 557
  Calories from Fat 136 (24%)
(24%)Total Fat 15g
(19%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(31%)Cholesterol 92mg
(53%)Sodium 1261mg
(28%)Potassium 964mg
Total Carbohydrate 64g
(28%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(80%)Protein 40g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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