Feta & Spinach Couscous Patties
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Feta, spinach and dill flavor these tofu patties. Slice some lemon wedges and pick up some whole-wheat pita bread to serve with this Greek-inspired meal.
Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅔ cup whole-wheat couscous
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ⅔ cup shredded seeded cucumber
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup silken tofu
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • ⅔ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ cup snipped fresh dill
  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 cups sliced or torn green leaf lettuce
  • Grape tomatoes, halved, for garnish
  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Stir in couscous, cover and remove from the heat.
  3. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Combine yogurt, cucumber, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder and salt in a small bowl.
  5. Mash tofu with a fork in a large bowl.
  6. Add spinach, feta, dill, onion, pepper, the remaining ½ teaspoon garlic powder and the couscous; stir until well combined.
  7. Form into 8 patties, using about ½ cup for each.
  8. Place a baking sheet in the oven and preheat to the lowest setting.
  9. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  10. Add 4 patties and cook, turning once, until lightly golden on both sides, about 6 minutes total.
  11. Transfer to the baking sheet.
  12. Repeat with the remaining oil and patties.
  13. Serve over lettuce, topped with the yogurt sauce and garnished with tomatoes, if desired.
509 mg Potassium
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 patties Calories: 317 Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 5g Carbohydrates: 35g Sodium: 494mg Fiber: 7g Protein: 16g Cholesterol: 22g