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Couscous-and-Feta Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn Herman
Added: Saturday, December 27, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked couscous
4 tsp olive oil, divided
1 cup minced red onion
1 cup minced red bell pepper
1/2 cup minced green bell pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup egg substitute
2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp white pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Place 1 tsp oil in an electric skillet; heat to 375. Add onion, bell peppers, and garlic; saute 5 minutes. Combine couscous, onion mixture, cheese, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; stir well.

Place 1/2 tsp oil in skillet; heat to 375. Place 1/3 cup couscous mixture for each of 4 portions into skillet, shaping each portion into a 3-inch cake in the skillet. Cook 6 minutes or until golden brown, turning cakes carefully after 3 minutes. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and couscous mixture.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 (2 cakes per serving)
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nutritional Information
Calories:242 (28% from fat)
Fat:7.6g (sat 3.2g,mono 3.2g,poly 0.6g)
Protein:10g
Carbohydrate:34g
Fiber:2.4g
Cholesterol:16mg
Iron:2.2mg
Sodium:344mg
Calcium:112mg

 

 

 

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