Oven-Baked Shawarma Beef & Couscous with Tzatziki & Almonds
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Oven-Baked Shawarma Beef & Couscous

with Tzatziki & Almonds

30 MIN
4 Servings
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Our new 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, tomatoes, spinach, and smoky harissa paste to create the base for shawarma-spiced beef. It's all complete with a dollop of cooling tzatziki just before serving.
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Oven-Baked Shawarma Beef & Couscous with Tzatziki & Almonds
Title
  • 18 oz Ground Beef
  • 1 cup Pearl Couscous
  • ½ lb Grape Tomatoes
  • 5 oz Baby Spinach
  • ½ cup Tzatziki (Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp Shawarma Spice Blend (Ground Coriander, Cumin Seeds, Garlic Powder, Smoked Sweet Paprika & Ground Turmeric)
  • 4 Tbsps Dried Currants
  • 3 Tbsps Red Harissa Paste
  • ¼ cup Sliced Roasted Almonds
  • 6 oz Caramelized Onions & Garlic
  • 2 Single-Use Aluminum Trays
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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, caramelized onions, harissa paste, tomatoes, and currants. Add 1/4 cup of water to each tray. Season with salt and pepper; stir to thoroughly combine.

Bake the trays & serve your dish
2 Bake the trays & serve your dish

Add the beef in an even layer on top of the prepared base (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding). Season with salt, pepper, and the spice blend. 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 and stir to combine. Serve the baked trays topped with the tzatziki 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, caramelized onions, harissa paste, tomatoes, and currants. Add 1/4 cup of water to each tray. Season with salt and pepper; stir to thoroughly combine.

2 Bake the trays & serve your dish

Add the beef in an even layer on top of the prepared base (tearing into bite-sized pieces before adding). Season with salt, pepper, and the spice blend. 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 and stir to combine. Serve the baked trays topped with the tzatziki and almonds. Enjoy!

Bake the trays & serve your dish
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