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Couscous

  • moroccan lamb with seven vegetables
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    Moroccan Lamb and Seven-Vegetable Couscous

    This traditional dish is served as the centerpiece of every festive and celebratory meal in North African communities around the world, from weddings to funerals, for the feast of the…

  • chicken couscous
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    Chicken Couscous with Dried Fruit

    Dried fruit and nuts are found in many North African dishes. What I love about this simple yet flavorful dish is that the naturally sweet dried fruits take center stage…

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    Couscous Tfaya with Caramelized Onions, Raisins, and Spices

    Tfaya, a delicious, sweet-and-savory vegetarian dish, is a specialty of Morocco and is served over couscous. If you make the stew ahead or have leftovers, add up to 1/4 cup…

  • caponata-style eggplant
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    Caponata-Style Braised Eggplant with Couscous

    Eggplant caponata is a vegetarian main course that offers the balanced acidity and sweetness of the classic condiment. Served with couscous and a fresh mint, tomato, and cucumber salad, it…

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    Preserved Lemons

    Preserved lemons add a salty zing to Moroccan dishes like the Tangy Fish Tagine with Preserved Lemons and Vegetables. They’re available in some supermarkets, but it’s also easy to make…

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    Grilled Chicken with Curried Couscous, Spinach, and Mango

    It’s amazing how just a teaspoon of curry powder can make a dish so aromatic. Dressing both the couscous and the spinach with curry vinaigrette disperses its flavor throughout. Serve…

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    Spiced Lamb Patties with Apricot Couscous

    A touch of plain yogurt in these Middle Eastern-style lamb patties helps keep them wonderfully succulent, and a dollop of mint-flavored yogurt on the side balances their richness.

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    Sesame Turkey Cutlets with Israeli Couscous Pilaf

    Crisp pan-fried turkey cutlets offer a nice change of pace from chicken. Their richness is balanced by the tangy feta and bright parsley in the couscous. Look for the larger…

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    Charmoula Lamb Chops with Curried Couscous

    Charmoula, a traditional Moroccan marinade, is typically made with parsley, cumin, and paprika. This kicked-up version features smoked paprika and lots of other fresh herbs. Here, it's used to flavor…

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    Light and Fresh Apricot Mint Couscous

    This dish is full of fresh summer flavors like sweet, juicy apricots, cool mint and crisp scallions.

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