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Couscous Vegetable Timbales

5
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
These veggie-filled timbales – small, drum-shaped portions of food — are a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds!

Ingredients

Uncooked couscous

¾ cup(s)

Light butter

1 Tbsp

Uncooked scallion(s)

2 medium, sliced

Garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, minced

Roasted red peppers (packed in water)

½ cup(s), (water-packed), chopped

Dried oregano

½ tsp

Table salt

½ tsp

Low-fat vinaigrette salad dressing

2 Tbsp

Uncooked zucchini

1 medium, coarsely chopped

Capers

1 tsp, chopped

Egg(s)

1 large, beaten

Water

1 cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous; cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in large skillet. Add scallions and garlic, cook 1 minute. Add zucchini, peppers, capers, oregano and salt. Cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Add cooked couscous to vegetable mixture. Cool slightly. Add egg; mix well.
  4. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Fill 1/4 cup measuring cup with couscous mixture; invert onto prepared sheet. Repeat steps until all couscous mixture is used up. Brush vinaigrette over top of each.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes. Serve immediately. Yields 2 timbales per serving.