Mediterranean Meatballs With Couscous Recipe

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Prep: 15 min

Total: 37 min
Total: 4 servings


1 lb.  ground pork
1 cup  dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup  (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) PHILADELPHIA 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese
1/2 cup  finely chopped onions
1/4 cup  finely chopped stuffed green olives
1  egg
2 cloves  garlic, minced
1/2 tsp.  dried oregano leaves
2 Tbsp.  olive oil
2 cups  marinara sauce
2 cups  hot cooked couscous


MIX first 8 ingredients until well blended; shape into 24 balls, using about 2 Tbsp. for each.

HEAT oil in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add meatballs; cook 5 to 6 min. or until evenly browned, turning occasionally. Add sauce; simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 15 min. or until meatballs are done (160ºF).

SERVE over couscous.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Save 100 calories and 11g of fat, including 3g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with extra-lean ground beef.

How to Easily Make Meatballs
Use small cookie scoop to portion the meat mixture for each meatball.

Nutritional gosip per serving

Calories  660
Total fat  35 g
Saturated fat  11 g
Cholesterol  150 mg
Sodium  1100 mg
Carbohydrate  52 g
Dietary fiber  5 g
Sugars  3 g
Protein  32 g
Vitamin A  20 %DV
Vitamin C  20 %DV
Calcium  15 %DV
Iron  20 %DV

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