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lamb and cheddar moroccan couscous

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Recipe by
Tiffany Bannworth
Cape Coral, FL

I add a second package of cheddar, well, because we enjoy cheddar overkill. ;)

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For lamb and cheddar moroccan couscous

  • 1 lb
    lamb, sliced
  • 1 c
    red wine
  • 2
    white onions
  • 1
    red onion
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tsp
    red curry
  • 1
    rind of preserved moroccan lemon, sliced thinly
  • 1 pkg
    butter beans, frozen
  • 1 stick
    butter, unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 2 slice
    roasted red peppers for a jar, chopped
  • 3
    cured olives, sliced
  • 1 box
    beef broth
  • 1 can
    chicken broth
  • 1 dash
  • 1 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon, mixed with sugar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c
    dried apricots, sliced thinly
  • 2
    indian peppers, dried and whole
  • 1/2 c
    almond slivers
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 box
    couscous, multicolored if possible
  • 8 oz
    sharp cheddar, shredded

How To Make lamb and cheddar moroccan couscous

  • 1
    To prepare meat mixture, place butter and onions in first skillet on med high heat. Cook for about 4 minutes or until onions have softened, then place the rest of the meat mixture ingredients in. Lower heat and cook for 30 minutes covered. Stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    To prepare couscous, place all the ingredients except couscous in a pot. Let bubble not boil. Cook for entire time meat is cooking. Let the dried fruit plump.
  • 3
    Turn the heat up to a boil after the 30 min. Once the the liquid reaches a boil, pull from heat. Remove Indian whole peppers. Dump in couscous. Give a quick stir, and put the lid back on as couscous absorbs liquid. *if using large pearl Israeli couscous, do not remove from heat when adding, may need to add more liquid (water or broth) for large pearl.
  • 4
    Check to make sure, couscous is cooked completely. Add the necessary liquid if not. Then add cheddar and stir completely.
  • 5
    To serve, scoop couscous on a plate. Smooth out to cover plate, make and indentation in center to add meat mixture. Ladle meat in indentation. Enjoy! Add cayenne pepper to taste.

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