Mediterranean Gratin

Mediterranean Gratin

Dinner ready in 40 minutes! Enjoy this Mediterranean style gratin featuring couscous, garbanzo beans, spinach leaves – a delicious meal!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
box (5.8 oz) roasted garlic and olive oil flavor couscous mix
6
cups fresh baby spinach leaves (5 oz)
2
tablespoons water
1/2
cup roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz jar), drained, chopped
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
can (15 to 16 oz) garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Make couscous as directed on box for version without olive oil.
  2. Meanwhile, spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish or gratin dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, place spinach and 2 tablespoons water. Cover; cook over medium heat 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted.
  3. Stir in cooked couscous, roasted red peppers, lemon peel, salt, beans and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spread mixture in baking dish.
  4. In small bowl, mix remaining cheese, walnuts and oil. Sprinkle over couscous mixture.
  5. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Look for boxes of plain and flavored couscous near the rice and legumes in your supermarket. Some stores may carry couscous in the ethnic-foods aisle.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 910mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 61g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.