Spicy Couscous with Dates

Spicy Couscous with Dates

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"This is a spicy couscous recipe for the winter months from far in the Arctic north!"

Ingredients

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  • Calories:
  • 594 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 111.9g
  • 36%
  • Protein:
  • 18 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 315 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and saute onion until tender. Season with anise pods and salt. Mix in garlic, red bell pepper, dried hot red peppers, and black pepper. Continue to cook and stir until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir mushrooms and lemon juice into the vegetable mixture. Mix in dates and cinnamon, and simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Place couscous in a medium saucepan, and cover with vegetable stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover, and simmer 3 to 5 minutes, until all moisture has been absorbed.
  4. Fluff couscous with a fork, mix into the vegetables, and serve.
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This was fantastic! However, I made a couple of substitutions for personal taste and convenience. I used 2 whole fresh chilies (about 3 inches long) in place of the dried ones and substituted ...

This has fast become one of my favorite dishes...so delicious. I serve it with a roasted sweet potatoe. If you cannot tolerate very spicy foods, then lessen the dried pepper to what you feel you...

amazing dish! I would also say, in regards to the previous rating, that I would give this a 6 star rating if I could. I did change something important though. I didn't have any anise on hand ...