Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Turkey Couscous

Turkey Couscous
By Rosemary Black

PREP: 10 minutes
COOK/STAND: 22 minutes
YIELD: 4 servings

2 Tbs olive oil
1 lb turkey cutlets, cut in bite-size pieces
1 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
21/2 cups low-sodium, fat-free chicken broth
1/2 small head cauliflower, cut into small florets
1 small zucchini, cut into inch-thick half-moons
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
11/2 tsp curry powder, or to taste
1 tsp ground cinnamon
11/3 cups quick-cooking couscous
3 Tbs slivered almonds, optional

1. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add turkey, onion, and garlic. Cook 7 minutes, stirring, until turkey is white. Add broth, cauliflower, zucchini, and pepper. ***If using leftover turkey, add it to the pan with the veggies

2. Stir in curry and cinnamon. Cover and cook for 9 or 10 minutes, or until the turkey is done.

3. Stir in couscous and cover pan. Remove from heat and let stand, 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with almonds before serving, if you'd like.

HOW KIDS CAN HELP: Cut red pepper with plastic knife; measure ingredients; fluff couscous with fork.
PER SERVING (2 cups): 457 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated), 995 mg sodium, 56 mg cholesterol

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