Oven-Baked Beef & Saffron Couscous with Creamy Romesco Sauce & Almonds
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Oven-Baked Beef & Saffron Couscous

with Creamy Romesco Sauce & Almonds

30 MIN
4 Servings
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    Our Ready to Cook recipes are the latest addition to our Fast & Easy menu. Featuring pre-chopped ingredients and a recyclable baking tin, these recipes make prep and cleaning a breeze. Just assemble, bake, and enjoy! For this flavor-packed dish, you'll combine pearl couscous, fragrant saffron, tomatoes, spinach, and raisins to create the base for tender bites of beef. It's all complete with a drizzle of smoky, creamy romesco sauce.

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    Oven-Baked Beef & Saffron Couscous with Creamy Romesco Sauce & Almonds
    Title
    • 18 oz Ground Beef
    • 1 cup Pearl Couscous
    • 6 Tbsps Romesco Sauce (Contains Almonds)
    • 3 Tbsps Golden Raisins
    • ¼ cup Tomato Paste
    • 6 oz Baby Spinach
    • 1 pinch Saffron
    • ¼ cup Crème Fraîche
    • ¼ cup Sliced Roasted Almonds
    • ½ lb Grape Tomatoes
    • 1 Tbsp Verjus Rouge
    • 2 Single-Use Aluminum Trays
    Prepare the ingredients & make the base
    1 Prepare the ingredients & make the base

    Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Between the two trays, evenly divide the spinach, couscous, tomato paste, saffron, tomatoes, raisins, and verjus. Stir to combine. Add 1/3 cup of water to each tray. Season with salt and pepper; stir to thoroughly combine.

    Add the beef & bake the trays
    2 Add the beef & bake the trays

    Add the beef (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding) in an even layer to each tray; season with salt and pepper. Tightly cover the trays with foil and bake 20 to 22 minutes, or until the couscous is tender and the beef is cooked through. Remove from the oven. Carefully remove the foil. Stir to combine.

    Make the creamy romesco sauce & serve your dish
    3 Make the creamy romesco sauce & serve your dish

    Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the crème fraîche and romesco sauce. Serve the baked trays topped with the creamy romesco sauce and almonds. Enjoy!

    Tips from Home Chefs

    Prepare the ingredients & make the base
    1 Prepare the ingredients & make the base

    Place an oven rack in the center of the oven; preheat to 450°F. Wash and dry the fresh produce. Between the two trays, evenly divide the spinach, couscous, tomato paste, saffron, tomatoes, raisins, and verjus. Stir to combine. Add 1/3 cup of water to each tray. Season with salt and pepper; stir to thoroughly combine.

    2 Add the beef & bake the trays

    Add the beef (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding) in an even layer to each tray; season with salt and pepper. Tightly cover the trays with foil and bake 20 to 22 minutes, or until the couscous is tender and the beef is cooked through. Remove from the oven. Carefully remove the foil. Stir to combine.

    Add the beef & bake the trays
    Make the creamy romesco sauce & serve your dish
    3 Make the creamy romesco sauce & serve your dish

    Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the crème fraîche and romesco sauce. Serve the baked trays topped with the creamy romesco sauce and almonds. Enjoy!

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