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Greek Style Braised Lamb Over North African Style Eggplant And Couscous

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Cous Cous is a tiny, granular type of pasta that is as delicious, as it is simple to prepare. Usually considered Moroccan, this is also a staple in Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. The amazing thing about couscous is how fast it “cooks,” and how versatile it is. As long as you have some type of flavorful stock to prepare the Cous Cous, the meats and vegetables can be varied in countless ways. Regarding the gender bias reference in headline; it has been claimed that female eggplants have more seeds than male eggplants. Those tiny white/grey seeds are what give eggplant it’s slightly bitter flavor, so Chefs are said to favor the male eggplants. Anyway, I show you how to “sex” an eggplant, and we also test the male vs. female theory. Wow, I feel like that “Myth Buster” guy. Enjoy the clip!
Ingredients
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Moroccan
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Braising
Drink: 
Alcohol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
150 Minutes
Ready In: 
165 Minutes
Servings: 
8
I made this dish for a Moroccan style dinner party for my Greek friends and its was a hit. They loved the lamb because its their favorite meat and the feta, couscous and eggplant was a perfect accompaniment to the braised lamb. A delicious meal.

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