Beef and Falafel Couscous Bowl
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Beef and Falafel Couscous Bowl

Beef and Falafel Couscous Bowl

with Red Pepper Hummus Sauce

Fresh and satisfying, these crispy falafels sit atop fluffy couscous and ground beef, and there's a crisp salad on the side. The red pepper hummus sauce works perfectly with every ingredient. This dish certainly brings the sunshine, even on gloomy days.

Allergens:
Wheat
Milk
Sesame

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking Time8 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

½ cup

Couscous

(Contains Wheat)

113 g

Baby Tomatoes

2 unit(s)

Mini Cucumber

7 g

Parsley

56 g

Baby Spinach

¼ cup

Roasted Pepper Pesto

(Contains Milk May contain Soy, Sulphites)

4 tbsp

Hummus

(Contains Sesame May contain Milk, Mustard, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat, Crustaceans, Egg, Fish)

1 unit(s)

Lemon

250 g

Ground Beef

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Oil*

¼ tsp

Sugar*

0.12 tsp

Salt*

0.12 tsp

Pepper*

1 tbsp

Plant-based Butter*

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Nutrition Values

Calories740 kcal
Fat47 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate49 g
Sugar6 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein35 g
Cholesterol75 mg
Sodium650 mg
Trans Fat0.5 g
Potassium950 mg
Calcium100 mg
Iron5 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Zester
Medium Pot
Measuring Spoons
Measuring Cups
Large Non-Stick Pan
Large Bowl
Whisk
Small Bowl

Instructions

1
  • Add 2/3 cup (1 1/3 cups) water and 1/8 tsp (1/4 tsp) salt to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Meanwhile, halve tomatoes.
  • Cut cucumbers into 1/4-inch half-moons. 
  • Roughly chop parsley. 
  • Zest, then juice lemon. 
Cook couscous
2
  • Once water is boiling, remove from heat, then add couscous.
  • Stir to combine. Cover and let stand for 5 min.
Cook falafel and beef
3
  • Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
  • When hot, add 1 tbsp oil, then falafel. (NOTE: Don't overcrowd the pan. Cook in batches for 4 ppl if needed, using 1 tbsp oil per batch.) Pan-fry until golden-brown, 4-5 min per side. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • Heat the same pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then beef. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up beef and stirring often until beef is cooked through, 4-6 min**.
4
  • Meanwhile, add half lemon juice, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then whisk to combine. 
  • Add spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers and half the parsley. Toss to combine. 
  • Set aside. 
5
  • Add hummus, red pepper pesto, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) water and remaining lemon juice to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then whisk to combine. 
  • Set aside. 
6
  • When couscous is tender, fluff with a fork. Stir in 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) plant-based butter, remaining parsley and lemon zest. 
  • Divide couscous between bowls. Top with falafel and beef.
  • Divide salad between plates. 
  • Drizzle red pepper hummus sauce over whole plate.
7

If you've opted to add beef, heat the same pan used to cook the falafel over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then beef. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up beef and stirring often until beef is cooked through, 4-6 min**.

8

Divide beef between bowls.

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