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Kuskus [North African]

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Category: Lamb/Sheep, African, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 6 tb Margarine
  • 3 lb Lamb; lean; chopped
  • 2 lg Onions; chopped
  • 1 Green Pepper; sliced
  • 1 cn Chick-peas; cooked
  • 2 Carrots; sliced
  • 2 Squash (green or yellow)
  • -cubed
  • 2 Tomatoes; cubed
  • 1 ts Ginger; powdered
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 c Chicken broth
  • 1 c Kuskus * (see note below)


Melt 4 tablespoons of margarine in a heavy pot. Brown the lamb on all
sides and then remove. Add the onions to the margarine, saute for 10
minutes. Add the green pepper, and saute for a few minutes. Add the
chick-peas, carrots, squash and tomatoes, and sprinkle with the ginger,
salt and pepper. Return the meat to to the pot. Cover and stew gently until
the lamb is done. Taste for seasoning.
Bring the chicken broth to a boil. Place the kuskus in a pot. Pour the
boiling broth over the kuskus, stirring constantly. Cover the pot, and let
it stand for 10 minutes. Add to the kuskus 2 tablespoons of margarine, and
salt if needed. Put the kuskus in a strainer, and place strainer with the
kuskus over the stew. Cover the pot, and keep warm until serving time.
Serve the lamb stew over the kuskus.

* Semolina granules, available in Greek, Near Eastern and gourmet
food stores.


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