Beef, Squash & Couscous Skillet

Number of Servings: 4 (403 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Beef, Squash, and Couscous Skillet

Dinner doesn’t get much simpler or tastier than this! If you’ve got squash and tomatoes from the garden, fresh work well, but if you don’t, canned and frozen are just as good.


  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 cups butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1½ tsp. oregano
  • ¾ tsp. salt-free lemon pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil


  1. Cook couscous according to package directions.
  2. Cook ground beef with onion and garlic in large skillet over medium heat until beef is browned (8-10 minutes).
  3. Stir in squash, tomatoes, water, oregano, lemon pepper, and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until squash is tender (8-10 minutes).
  4. Stir in couscous and almonds and heat through (3-5 minutes). Top with cheese and basil to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 403 g

Amount per serving
Calories 490
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.5g 20%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 8g
Protein 38g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 2%
Calcium 143.8mg 10%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 975mg 20%
Vitamin A 481.5mcg 50%
Vitamin C 26.7mg 30%
Vitamin E 3.3mg 20%
Vitamin K 9.6mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 20%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 13.6mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.7mg 45%
Folate 45.2mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 2.6mcg 110%
Biotin 6.4mcg 20%
Chloride 241.4mg 10%
Pantothenate 1.8mg 35%
Phosphorus 434.6mg 35%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 94.9mg 25%
Zinc 6.8mg 60%
Selenium 50mcg 90%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 28.1mcg 60%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Beef, Diced Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Sea Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Butternut Squash, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Goat Cheese (pasteurized Goat's Milk, Salt, Lactic Starters, Rennet), Onion, Water, Almonds, Garlic, Basil, Lemon Pepper Seasoning (onion, Spices (black Pepper, Basil, Oregano, Celery Seed, Bay, Savory, Thyme, Cayenne Pepper, Coriander, Cumin, Mustard, Rosemary, Marjoram), Garlic, Lemon Juice Powder, Carrot, Citric Acid, Lemon Peel, Natural Lemon Flavor, Oil Of Lemon, Turmeric Color, Chili Pepper), Oregano, Salt.

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