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Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes

with Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins
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Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes

Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes - Delicious grilled tomatoes filled with a savory couscous salad

Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
50 min.
Preparation
Calories:
240
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
6
servings
2 tablespoons
7 ounces
Couscous (preferably whole-grain)
2 ounces
½ bunch
1 bunch
1 ounce
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
6
firm Tomato (each about 200 grams)
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Fork, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Brush, 1 Pizza cutter, 1 Grill, 1 disposable Aluminum grilling pan

Preparation steps

1.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 1

In a pot, combine 250 ml (1 cup) of salted water with the oil and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add couscous.

2.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 2

Stir, cover tightly and let steam until water has been absorbed, 5 minutes.

3.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 3

Transfer to a bowl and fluff with a fork.

4.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 4

Toast pine nuts in a dry skillet.

5.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 5

Rinse parsley, shake dry and chop leaves. Rinse scallions and slice thinly.

6.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 6

In a large bowl, mix couscous with pine nuts, parsley, scallions, golden raisins, paprika and cinnamon. Season with salt and pepper.

7.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 7

Rinse tomatoes. Slice off tops of tomatoes and reserve. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon.

8.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 8

Season the insides of tomatoes with salt and pepper. Fill with couscous, and cover with reserved tomato tops.

9.
Couscous-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes preparation step 9

Place tomatoes on a lightly oiled disposable aluminum grill pan. Place on a medium-hot grill, cover with a metal bowl (or close the grill) and cook 10 minutes.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie240 kcal(11 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat8 g(7 %)
Carbohydrates33 g(22 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage5.5 g(18 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.5 mg(29 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin2.8 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate53 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin6 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C30 mg(32 %)
Potassium524 mg(13 %)
Calcium67 mg(7 %)
Magnesium56 mg(19 %)
Iron2.2 mg(15 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc2 mg(25 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.1 g
Uric acid54 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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