Pork Meatball Vindaloo With Pearl Couscous Recipe

Pork Meatball Vindaloo With Pearl Couscous Recipe
33 Ingredients
  • For the Spice Base:
  • 2 teaspoons whole cumin seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns, lightly toasted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 teaspoon whole black mustard seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 8 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • For the Meatballs:
  • 3/4 cups day-old bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt
  • For the Vindaloo:
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, preferably fire-roasted
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 large jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked pearl couscous, for serving
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced cilantro leaves and tender stems
Nutrition
554
28% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, low-​carb
     

Fat

60% 39

Saturated

57% 11

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 20

Polyunsaturated

- 5

Carbs

8% 25

Carbs (net)

- 19

Fiber

23% 6

Sugars

- 10

Sugars, added

- 1

Protein

53% 27

Cholesterol

43% 128

Sodium

45% 1070

Calcium

20% 195

Magnesium

18% 74

Potassium

21% 994

Iron

25% 4

Zinc

33% 4

Phosphorus

52% 364

Vitamin A

14% 129

Vitamin C

129% 116

Thiamin (B1)

130% 2

Riboflavin (B2)

44% 1

Niacin (B3)

45% 7

Vitamin B6

70% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

15% 62

Folate (food)

- 59

Folic acid

- 2

Vitamin B12

48% 1

Vitamin D

7% 1

Vitamin E

27% 4

Vitamin K

11% 13
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