Artichokes Stuffed with Couscous

Garlic mayonnaise is good for dipping the leaves and seasoning the artichoke bottoms after the couscous is eaten.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. minced cilantro leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 very large cooked globe artichokes, choke removed

Directions

  • Combine water, lemon juice, and butter in a saucepan and heat to boiling, then stir in the couscous. Remove from the heat and cover; set aside for 5 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the couscous, pine nuts, cilantro leaves, and salt, stirring well.
  • Part the artichoke leaves to expose spaces between the leaves. Spoon the couscous mixture into the center of the artichokes and among the leaves.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp. minced cilantro leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 very large cooked globe artichokes, choke removed

Directions

  • Combine water, lemon juice, and butter in a saucepan and heat to boiling, then stir in the couscous. Remove from the heat and cover; set aside for 5 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the couscous, pine nuts, cilantro leaves, and salt, stirring well.
  • Part the artichoke leaves to expose spaces between the leaves. Spoon the couscous mixture into the center of the artichokes and among the leaves.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories570
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium270mg
Total Carbohydrate84g
Dietary Fiber18g
Sugars3g
Protein18g