**Spiced Mini Burgers with Spinach and Couscous** This healthy meal gets a burst of flavor from Middle Eastern spices.

Make a double batch of the spiced burger mixture, form into patties and freeze
on a parchment-lined baking sheet until firm, at least 5 hours. Transfer to a
resealable plastic bag and freeze for up to 3 months.


  • 1 each red and yellow pepper, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb. Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 c. couscous
  • 4 c. baby spinach
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice


  1. Heat broiler. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with nonstick foil.
    Place peppers on baking sheet, toss with oil and broil until tender and lightly
    charred, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

  2. Meanwhile,in a large bowl, combine the beef, lemon zest, cumin, coriander,
    oregano and 1⁄2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Form into 16 small patties.
    Transfer to baking sheet and broil until cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, place couscous in a large bowl and add 1 1⁄4 cups just- boiled
    water. Cover and let sit until all the water is absorbed, 10 minutes. Fold in
    spinach, peppers, lemon juice, and 1⁄4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; serve
    with the mini burgers.

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