One of the world’s most famous and delicious cuisines, Moroccan food can be simple or complex. Try this soup for a delectable taste bud experience that also contains fiber and spices that are good for your health.
4 cups garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups tomatoes, canned
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons vegetable base
2 quarts water
1 medium onion, chopped
1 teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
2/3 cup couscous, uncooked
Sauté onion and spices in the oil until onion softens.
Add garbanzo beans, tomatoes, couscous, water and vegetable base and bring to a boil.
Reduce to simmer and cook 3 minutes until couscous is soft.
Add herbs, lemon juice and salt.
This information has been approved by Clinical Nutrition Services (February 2012). For specific diet information tailored to your needs, we recommend you consult with one of our registered dietitians.