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Couscous Timbales With Chick Peas And Walnuts

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  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (To Taste)
  Canned garbanzo beans 8 Ounce, drained(3/4cup) (1 Can, Chickpeas)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Finely chopped walnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Finely Chopped)
  Walnut quarters/Large pieces 8 , toasted
  Green onion with tops 4 , thinly sliced to make 1/2 cup

To Make Couscous: In a 3-quart (12-cup) microwavesafe bowl stir together couscous, oil, cumin, salt, chick peas, lemon juice, and boiling water.
Microwave, uncovered, on high (100%) for 2 to 3 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed.
Stir, cover, and let plump at room temperature for 15 minutes.
To Assemble: Place a large piece of walnut in the bottom of each paper cup.
Sprinkle with a light layer of green onions.
Stir remaining green onions and chopped walnuts into couscous.
Place a scant 1/2 cup of the mixture into each cup, packing it down.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2165 Calories from Fat 1127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.5%

Saturated Fat 12.9 g64.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1826.6 mg76.1%

Total Carbohydrates 210 g69.9%

Dietary Fiber 32.2 g128.7%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 65 g129.8%

Vitamin A 39.3% Vitamin C 77.9%

Calcium 33.9% Iron 64.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Couscous Timbales With Chick Peas And Walnuts Recipe