Couscous and Vegetables

This is almost like a couscous salad, as the vegetabels are served raw; it is an Arab recipe, popular in North Africa, that is usually served with cooked vegetables. Couscous is composed of bran and grains and you can cook it by steaming. Take the liberty of making this dish your own by playing with the types of vegetables and the technique you use to cook them.

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Step 1: Ingredients:

  • 300g Couscous
  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 150 g canned corn
  • 2 carrots
  • 100g Green olives
  • 1 green pepper
  • 5 tbsp Olive oil
  • A bunch of fresh parsley, mint or coriander

Step 2: Procedure:

· Thoroughly wash all the vegetables.

· Deseed the tomatos and dice into regular cubes

· Cut the pepper into small pieces

· Grate the carrot

Place all the vegetables in a large bowl and add the olives and corn.

Boil one quart of salted water mixed with one tablespoon of oil. Pour the couscous into the boiling mixture and stir continuously until the water has been absorbed. Let the couscous cool a bit by stirring.

Mix the couscous with the vegetables and stir thoroughly.

Season the preparation with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper; and add fresh parsely, mint or coriander for alittle extra fresh.

This is the different type of salad of Recipe from Mediterranean, try this.

Step 3: ​About the Cook

Felicia R. Mcclinton writes for the blog Mediterranean Recipes , her personal hobby blog she uses to help people learn how to make Mediterranean recipes to eat healthy to prevent diseases.

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