Couscous Cakes Recipe

Looking for an easy Couscous Cakes recipe? Learn how to make Couscous Cakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by honeyrose63

Makes 5 servings



Cook the couscous according to package directions, let cool, and then use to make the cakes. The original recipe calls for 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro -- I substituted 2 Tbsp dried parsley. The original recipe comes from Food Network -- Giada at Home

Recipe Ingredients for Couscous Cakes

2 cups, cooked couscous
2 tablespoons dried parsley
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoons ground coriander
1 tablespoon lemon zest
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons olive oil

Recipe Directions for Couscous Cakes

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the couscous, parsley, egg, egg yolk, coriander, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle flour over the mixture. Mix until combined.

  2. Use approximately 1/4 cup of the mixture to form 8-10 small cakes. Refrigerate 45-60 minutes.

  3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add 4-5 patties to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining couscous mixture.

Categories

Side Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 54.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.3g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
79mg
26%
Sodium
365mg
15%
Potassium
122mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
3.9g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
2.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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