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Cinnamon Beef over Couscous

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 19 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup couscous and 2/3 cup meat mixture)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1 pound ground round
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with roasted garlic
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 10 pimiento-stuffed olives, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 269
  • fat 5.2 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • protein 20.8 g
  • carbohydrate 36.1 g
  • cholesterol 40 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 502 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fiber 3.0 g
  • calcium 68 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook couscous according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

  2. Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in 1 teaspoon cinnamon, tomatoes, and next 5 ingredients.

  3. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in almonds and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Serve over couscous.

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