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Smoky Pork With Apricot & Courgette Couscous

Smoky Pork With Apricot & Courgette Couscous

Rating
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Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Mediterranean

You'll spice up pork mince with warming cumin seeds and smoked paprika and serve it over apricot and courgette couscous for a simple yet deliciously satisfying meal. (Dairy-free: see our FAQs for details).

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Mediterranean

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Couscous
120g couscous †
Diced Apricots2
50g diced apricots †
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
fresh-mint
10g mint
Red-onion
1 red onion
Spring-onion
1 spring onion
Courgette
1 courgette
paprika
2 tsp smoked paprika
British pork mince 2
250g British pork mince
cumin-seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
chicken stock cube (new 5/18)
1 chicken stock cube †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 120g couscous<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 50g diced apricots<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 10g mint
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 courgette
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 250g British pork mince
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Knorr chicken stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 736 kJ
176 kcal
2590 kJ
619 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
7.6 g
2.8 g
26.7 g
9.7 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
16.9 g
4.6 g
59.6 g
16.1 g
Fibre 1.2 g 4.4 g
Protein 9.9 g 35 g
Salt 0.72 g 2.55 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
120g couscous
durum wheat (gluten) semolina (100%)
50g diced apricots
apricots (97%), rice flour, preservative: sulphur dioxide (sulphites)
1 garlic clove
garlic
10g mint
mint(100%)
1 red onion
red onion
1 spring onion
spring onion
1 courgette
courgette
2 tsp smoked paprika
ground smoked paprika
250g British pork mince
pork (100%)
1 tsp cumin seeds
cumin seeds
1 Knorr chicken stock cube
Salt, potato starch, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), yeast extract, sugar, chicken fat (2%), chicken (1%), spices (turmeric, pepper CELERY seeds), flavourings, onion powder, maltodextrin, lemon juice powder, parsley, caramel syrup, antioxidant (extracts of rosemary).
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, sulphites, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Boil a kettle

Peel lengths off the courgette[s] with a peeler until you end up with a pile of courgette ribbons

Dice the inner stem[s]

2 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Add the couscous and diced apricots to a large dish or bowl with 200ml [400ml] boiled water

Cover and set aside

Add the courgette ribbons to a pot or separate heat-proof bowl and cover with hot water for 4 min, then drain and squeeze out any excess water with your hands

3 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Meanwhile, dissolve the chicken stock cube[s] in 100ml [150ml] boiled water 

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Peel and finely dice the red onion[s]

4 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Heat a wide-based pan over a medium heat

Once hot, add the cumin seeds and smoked paprika and toast the spices for 30 sec

Add 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] olive oil and the red onion with a pinch of salt

Cook for 3 min over a medium heat

5 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Add the pork mince to the pan and cook for 5 min (breaking it up with a wooden spoon in the pan)

Add the garlic and diced courgette, cook for a further 2 min, then add the chicken stock

Cook the pork mixture for 5 min further or until the stock is absorbed and the pork mixture is glazed

6 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Meanwhile slice the spring onion[s] finely, discarding the end[s]

Strip the mint leaves from the stalks and chop them finely

7 Apricot Pork With Couscous

Fluff the apricot couscous with a fork and stir in the courgette ribbons, chopped spring onion and mint

Add 2-3 tbsp olive oil and season with salt and pepper

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Serve the smoky pork over the apricot & courgette couscous

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