Mediterranean Couscous Cakes

Serves 3 Vegetarian Mediterranean Couscous Cakes
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Ingredients

1 Cup of whole wheat couscous [cooked]

½ Lime zested

1 Whole egg [whisked]

1/8 Cup of cilantro [chopped]

1/8 Cup of Scallions [chopped]

2 Tablespoon of Flour

1 Teaspoon of smoked paprika

½ Teaspoon of ground cumin

Black pepper [to liking]

Salt [to liking]

2 Tablespoons of olive oil or canola oil

 

Tools

1 Medium bowl

Spatula

Zester

Paper towels

Large skillet

 

Preparation

In a medium bowl, mix together the couscous, cilantro, scallions, egg, paprika, cumin, lime zest, salt and pepper. Sprinkle the flour over the mixture. Mix until well combined.In a large skillet, heat the oil over a medium heat. Form your patties to liking {disk shaped}. Add the patties to the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Once patties cook pat the excess oil onto the paper towels and serve with your favorite spread or dipping sauces.

 

Tip – I like making these patties and serving them with different spreads such as hummus, tabbouleh or tahini dip.

Tip – For quicker cooking make sure to buy instant couscous that could be made on both a stovetop or microwave.

Stores - My go to store’s for buying my whole wheat instant couscous are from Wholefoods or Trader Joe’s.

 

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Mediterranean Couscous Cakes

Serves 3 Vegetarian
Ingredients

1 Cup of whole wheat couscous [cooked]

½ Lime zested

1 Whole egg [whisked]

1/8 Cup of cilantro [chopped]

1/8 Cup of Scallions [chopped]

2 Tablespoon of Flour

1 Teaspoon of smoked paprika

½ Teaspoon of ground cumin

Black pepper [to liking]

Salt [to liking]

2 Tablespoons of olive oil or canola oil

 

Tools

1 Medium bowl

Spatula

Zester

Paper towels

Large skillet

 

Preparation

In a medium bowl, mix together the couscous, cilantro, scallions, egg, paprika, cumin, lime zest, salt and pepper. Sprinkle the flour over the mixture. Mix until well combined.In a large skillet, heat the oil over a medium heat. Form your patties to liking {disk shaped}. Add the patties to the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Once patties cook pat the excess oil onto the paper towels and serve with your favorite spread or dipping sauces.

 

Tip – I like making these patties and serving them with different spreads such as hummus, tabbouleh or tahini dip.

Tip – For quicker cooking make sure to buy instant couscous that could be made on both a stovetop or microwave.

Stores - My go to store’s for buying my whole wheat instant couscous are from Wholefoods or Trader Joe’s.