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Apricots and cherries add a sweet flavor to this couscous main dish recipe, while the kalamata olives and sweet peppers add texture.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In bowl combine the cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the cinnamon, ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Add beef cubes, toss to coat.

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  • In large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add beef. Cook 4 minutes, until browned. Transfer to bowl.

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  • Heat remaining olive oil in skillet; add onions. Cook until nearly tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Return beef and juices to skillet with 1 cup water, apricots, half the cherries, and bay leaves. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until beef is tender. Increase heat to medium-high; add peppers. Cook 5 minutes, uncovered, until peppers are tender, stirring often. Stir in olives. Meanwhile, cook couscous with remaining cherries and 1/4 teaspoon salt according to couscous package directions.

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  • Remove bay leaves from vegetable mixture. Serve with couscous, parsley, lemon peel, and olives. Drizzle with pan juices. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

511 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 616mg; potassium 850mg; carbohydrates 81g; fiber 9g; sugar 27g; protein 21g; vitamin a 4665IU; vitamin c 156mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 81mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 61mg; iron 4mg.
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