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Curried Ham and Vegetable Couscous

Curry powder and raisins add a sweet-and-spicy zing to this ham,
vegetable and couscous dish.

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Ingredients

  • * 2 1/2 Cups finely chopped leftover Cook's® Bone-in Ham or Ham Steak
  • * 2 tablespoons butter
  • * 1/2 cup of each: chopped green bell peppers, broccoli, carrots and red onions
  • * 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • * 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
  • * 1/4 cup raisins
  • * 1 can (14.5 ounces) Chicken Broth
  • * 1 cup couscous, uncooked
  • * Toasted sliced almonds (optional)
  • * Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • * Plain yogurt (optional)

Preparation

  1. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add vegetables; cook 5 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add curry powder and red pepper; cook and stir an additional 1 minute.
  2. Stir in ham, raisins and broth; bring to a boil. Add couscous; mix well. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Uncover; fluff with fork.
  3. Garnish with the almonds, cilantro and/or yogurt, if desired.