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Moroccan Meatballs over Couscous

moroccan meatballs

Moroccan Meatballs Over Couscous

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Dressing up a packaged food can make a delicious dinner in a flash. Combining meatballs and precooked couscous with seasonings and vegetables is a great start.


  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 20 already-cooked meatballs, fresh or frozen
  • 1 large onions, about 1 1/2 cups chopped
  • 3 – 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes (I used 1 regular and 2 fire roasted)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 large fresh jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and minced
  • 3 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro, optional
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp dried ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 pkgs Near East Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous


  1. Saute onion in olive oil for 10 minutes or until golden and tender. Add garlic and saute 2 minutes more.
  2. Add tomatoes, sugar, and seasonings. Let simmer with the lid on 15-20 minutes.
  3. Add cilantro and jalapeno pepper. Let simmer on low with lid on while you prepare the couscous according to package instructions.
  4. Serve meatballs and sauce on top of couscous. Garnish with additional cilantro.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 581Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 24gCholesterol 94mgSodium 1093mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 8gSugar 14gProtein 24g offers recipe nutritional information as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although makes every effort to provide accurate information, these figures are only estimates.

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