• Couscous Salad with Grilled Vegetables

    Couscous Salad with Grilled Vegetables


    2½ cups water
    1¼ cups couscous

    2 bell peppers
    1 Serrano or jalapeno chili pepper
    1 eggplant, cut crosswise into slices
    1 zucchini, cut crosswise into slices
    2 Tbsp. olive oil

    2 large tomatoes, diced
    2 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
    ⅓ cup cilantro, chopped

    4 Tbsp. olive oil
    1 Tbsp. Pepperolio
    6 Tbsp. lemon juice
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    Salt and pepper to taste


    1.Boil water, add couscous, cover, turn off heat, let stand 5 minutes.
    2.Uncover, fluff with a fork, and let cool.
    3.Brush bell peppers, chili pepper, eggplant, and zucchini with 2 Tbsp. of olive oil and grill. Let cool. Cut into bite-sized pieces.
    4.Add vegetables to couscous and mix.
    5.Add tomatoes, parsley, and cilantro.
    6.In a small bowl, whisk together 4 Tbsp. of olive oil, Pepperolio, lemon juice, cumin, and garlic. Salt and pepper to taste.
    7.Drizzle dressing over salad and toss.