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Spiced Pork Meatball Couscous Bowls

Spiced Pork Meatball Couscous Bowls

Delicious spiced pork meatballs over couscous with a zucchini salad and yogurt sauce.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean, Moraccan
Servings 6


For the Meatballs

  • 2 lb Ground Pork
  • 2 tsp Cardamom
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper

For the Couscous

  • 2 cup Israeli Pearl Couscous
  • 3 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tsp Salt

For the Zucchini Salad

  • 2 cups Zucchini grated
  • ½ cup Fresh Basil chopped
  • ½ cup Fresh Mint chopped
  • ½ Red Onion sliced
  • 1 Lemon zest & juice

For the Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 cup Plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • ¼ cup Honey
  • 1 Orange zest & juice
  • ¼ cup Fresh Mint chopped


  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400deg.
  • In a bowl, combine meatball ingredients and form into 1-inch meatballs. Line them out on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • In a sauce pan over medium-high heat, add chicken broth, garlic, red pepper flakes and salt. Bring to a boil, then add couscous. Reduce heat to medium and cover with lid. Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, but do not remove lid until ready to build the bowls.
  • In a bowl, combine ingredients for zucchini salad. Toss to coat and combine. Cover and set in refrigerator until ready to build the bowls.
  • In a small bowl, combine ingredients for yogurt sauce. Stir to fully incorporate. Cover and set in refrigerator until ready to build the bowls.
  • In a shallow bowl, start with a portion of couscous. Add 4-6 meatballs along one side of the bowl. Add a portion of the zucchini salad. Then add a dollop of the yogurt sauce in the center.
Keyword couscous, greek yogurt, ground pork, pork, zucchini
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