Some friends introduced me to couscous. I like its neutral taste and it give you an ability to be creative....:-). Yesterday I made this salad, my husband and I enjoyed it very much.
200 g couscous
3 colour bell pepper (green, red and yellow), each of them just an half
3 or more pickled gherkin
1 bundle of chives
1 bundle of scallion (3-4 spring onion)
1 bundle of coriander
3-4 Tbs olive oil
black pepper and salt to taste
- Bring 300ml water to boil. Switch off the stove. Add couscous to the water, stir it well until it cooked (you can put more hot water if necessary). Cool it down.
- Preheat the oven (200°C). Put the bell pepper (the skin on top) into the baking tray (covered with baking paper). Bake the bell pepper until their skin starting to vesiculate. Take out from the oven. Cover the baking tray with a wet kitchen towel. Let it cool down. Then cut them into small cubes.
- Chop the herbs (spring onion, chives and coriander) after you wash them of course..:-).
- Cut the pickled gherkin into small cubes.
Mix couscous with bell pepper, pickled gherkin, chopped herbs and olive oil. Taste it with lime juice, salt and black pepper. You can eat this salad as main course or side dish.