It's just one week until Dec. 25, and between the Christmas cookies, edible gifts, and holiday cocktail parties, my regular diet has gone by the wayside. Tonight I'm taking matters into my own hands by making a healthy steak and couscous dish. Couscous is a simple ingredient and it's important to season it well. This recipe does so with a Moroccan-inspired mixture of spices — cumin, coriander, turmeric, and cinnamon. The steak is rubbed with the same blend, resulting in a dish that is intensely flavorful. To get the straightforward recipe, read more.
From Eating Well Ingredients 2 medium bell peppers Directions Serves 4.
Skirt Steak and Roasted Pepper Couscous
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 whole lemon, plus more lemon wedges for garnish
1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2/3 cup whole-wheat couscous
1 pound skirt steak or sirloin steak, 3/4 to 1 inch thick, trimmed
2 tablespoons chopped green olives
From Eating Well
2 medium bell peppers