Couscous Casserole

Moroccan-Style Couscous Casserole
Peter Ardito
With this modern take on the classic one-dish dinner, you can cook and assemble it in advance and keep it in the fridge a day before serving. Or make one on the weekend and toss it into the freezer—just defrost in the morning for dinner that night.
Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

Couscous Casserole

This particular recipe is a personal favorite; the couscous is a lovely alternative to rice or conventional pasta, and almost any vegetables—even leftovers—are a nice addition.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

Couscous Casserole With Lamb and Spinach

You'll love the tasty combination of ground lamb and fresh spinach leaves.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

Couscous Casserole With Ricotta

For a vegetarian twist, replace cooked meat with ricotta cheese, spreading it in even layers as you assemble the dish.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

Couscous Casserole With Cauliflower

Roast chopped cauliflower until a knife easily pierces a floret, and then add it to the casserole in place of zucchini.

Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

Moroccan-Style Couscous Casserole

Couscous is a classic Moroccan element. Finish the dish with eggplant, chickpeas, and ground cumin and coriander, for a zesty, earthy meal.

Originally published in the March 2011 issue of Parents magazine.

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