Spanish Lamb and Couscous

Spanish Lamb and Couscous

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for a distinctive lamb dinner? Then check out these browned chops simmered in a flavorful sauce and served with couscous - a wholesome meal!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
lamb sirloin chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 2 pounds)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/4
cup chili sauce
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) Muir Glen® diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup pitted ripe olives, cut in half
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
cups hot cooked couscous
  1. Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook lamb in skillet, turning once, until brown on both sides.
  2. Stir in bell pepper, chili sauce, tomatoes, cumin, marjoram, garlic powder and salt; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until lamb is light pink in center.
  3. Stir in olives; sprinkle with parsley. Serve with couscous.
Makes 4 servings
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A Note from the Nutritionist:
Couscous may sound exotic, but it's simply a tiny pasta. This complex carbohydrate takes only minutes to cook, is low in calories (about 100 per cooked 1/2 cup), is practically fat free. An added benefit: kids usually love it!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 660mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 3 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.