Couscous, pepper and garlic salad

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Couscous, pepper and garlic salad
Couscous, pepper and garlic salad
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:311
Ready in:3 hours, 10 minutes (incl. chilling time)
Prep. time:3 hours
Cook time:10 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:25th October 2012

The peppers and garlic are roasted. Preserved roasted red peppers such as Pimientos del Piquillo de Lodosa are excellent for this recipe and a great time saver. The recipe has no particular country of origin, but its flavours are a combination of Spanish and Maghreb


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For the dressing

Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F - gas 4) and roast the garlic in the oil for 25 minutes.


  1. Bring the stock to the boil and stir in the cousous.
  2. Remove from the heat and allow to stand until it has absorbed the liquid.
  3. Return to heat and stir in the butter.
  4. Allow to cool and add the peppers, garlic and dressing.
  5. Chill briefly.

To make the dressing

  1. Place all the ingredients in a jar and shake until blended

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