Aromatic Spiced Mince with Couscous

SERVES: 2

Ingredients:

350g or 12 oz Quorn or Turkey mince
160g or 5 ½ oz dry weight couscous
2 courgettes
200g or 7 oz chopped carrots (substitute the same weight ready chopped or use frozen pre chopped carrots if you prefer)
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp smoked paprika (or ordinary if you can’t find it)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 clove garlic crushed
1 tsp dry chilli flakes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt (to taste)

To serve:
2 good handfuls of chopped mint
Greek yoghurt or tzatiki
Lime wedges
1 tablespoon pinenuts

Recipe Summary

For those who fancy something a bit spicy, we have got a recipe sure to keep you warm in these cold eveing.

This recipe is versatile, you can use Quorn or mince to suit your needs.

Method:

minute, then leave to stand.

Grate your courgette either by hand or in a food processor. Heat the oil in the pan and add your garlic and add your carrot. Cook over a low heat for about 4 minutes or until slightly softened. Add your courgette and cook for a further 2 minutes. Finally add the spices, salt and  mince and cook for 3 more minutes.

Turn off the heat and stir in the cooked couscous. Dish up and garnish with the lime, mint, pine nuts and a good dollop of yoghurt.

Nutrition Information
Nutritional values for 1 serving  
Energy320kcal
Carbohydrate33g
Sugars1g
Protein15g
Total fat14g
Saturated fat1.2g
Fibre1.8g
Salt1.6g

FFQ Information
Food GroupFood item
RICE, PASTA & PIZZACous cous
VEGETABLESCarrots
VEGETABLESCourgettes
RED MEATBeef