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Meatball Kebabs with Couscous And Lemon Spinach

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ground lamb or beef
  • 2 tb Pine nuts
  • 2 tb Zante currents
  • 2 tb Instant minced onion
  • 3/4 ts Cumin
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 3/4 ts Paprika
  • 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 2 Cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 6oz box tomato-lentil cousco
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  • 1 md European cucumber, shreaded
  • 1 8oz plain low-fat yogurt
  • 3 tb Chopped mint leaves
  • 1/4 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/4 ts Salt and pepper
  • 1 10oz bag pre-washed spinach
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 1 lg Lemon cut into wedges


1. Meatballs: In a large bowl, combine lamb or beef, pine nuts, currents,
onion, cumin, paprika, salt, cinnamon, cayenne, amd gralic; mix well with
hands. Divide mixture into fourths. On each of 4 (12") metal skewers, mold
1/4 mixture into a 6 X 1 1/2" sausage shape around skewer. Place on broiler
pan rack. Preheat broiler.

2. Couscous: Prepare accordingto package directions; fluff with a fork;
keep warm.

3. Yogurt sauce: squeeze shredded cucumber to get rid of excess waater;
pllace in small serving bowl. Stir in yogurt, mint, coriander, salt and
pepper until blended.

4. (back to kebabs) Broil kebabs 4-6" from heat turning several times,
4-6minutes for medium or 8 minutes ofr well done.

5. Spinach: Place spinach and water in4-qt pot; cover; steam 2 miiinutes,
until wilted.

6. Serve kebabs over couscous with yogurt sauce, spinach and lemon wedges.

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