Grilled Artichoke, Red Pepper and Giant Couscous Salad

Grilled Artichoke, Red Pepper and Giant Couscous Salad

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4

INGRÉDIENTS

  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp) olive oil
  • 100 ml (1/3 cup) onion, chopped
  • 2 ml (1/4 tsp) ground cumin
  • 200 ml (3/4 cup) giant couscous
  • 250 ml (1 cup) vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 jar M’Lord grilled peppers, rinsed, drained and sliced
  • 1 jar M’Lord grilled artichokes, rinsed, drained and cut in quarters
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) lemon zest
  • 30 ml (1 1/2 Tbsp) lemon juice
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 200 ml (3/4 cup) small roquette, mint or parsley leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

ÉTAPES DE PRÉPARATION

  1. Soak couscous in boiling water for 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a pot sweat (sauté over low heat) the onions in olive oil.
  3. Add cumin and couscous. Mix well and add stock.
  4. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes over low heat.
  5. Drain couscous and allow to cool.
  6. In a bowl, mix the celery, grilled peppers, grilled artichokes, green onions, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  7. Add the couscous and fresh herbs.
  8. Season to taste and serve.
Note: To transform this salad into an irresistible vegetarian dish simply add toasted almonds.