Mini meat loaves with pea and feta couscous

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Serves

4

Mini meat loaves with pea and feta couscous

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 500 g lean ground pork
  • 1 small onion , finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley , divided
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup couscous
  • 2 cups frozen green peas , thawed
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 400F. Stir pork, onion, garlic, 2 tbsp parsley, Dijon, thyme, egg, salt and pepper in a bowl. Roll into 8 balls and press into cups of a non-stick muffin pan. Brush tops  with barbecue sauce.
  • BAKE until no longer pink in centre, 18 to 20 min.
  • POUR boiling water over couscous in a large bowl, and cover with plastic wrap or lid. Let stand for 5 min.Microwave peas in heatproof bowl until hot, 1 min. Add to couscous and stir in feta, remaining 1/4 cup parsley and lemon juice. Serve with meat loaves.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 436,
  • Protein
  • 34 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32 g,
  • Fat
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 678 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin A
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