Couscous With Peppers, Coriander And Bacon, For A Quick Meal

O Meu Tempero
Couscous With Peppers, Coriander And Bacon, For A Quick Meal
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Description

In case you aren't familiar with this way of preparing couscous, it's much easier and more authentic than boiling it like other shapes of pasta. Instead, simply pour boiling water over the couscous in a heatproof bowl, add a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt, and let stand until the water is absorbed and the pasta is al dente. Here the couscous is tossed with peppers, tomato, cilantro, garlic, and carrot that's blended in a food processor, plus bacon and olives.

Ingredients

150 grams couscous
200 milliliters boiling water
70 grams bacon slices
1/4 green pepper
1/4 red pepper
1 peeled tomatoes (and seeds)
1 carrots
1 bunch fresh coriander
1 clove garlic
pitted black olives (to taste)
1/2 lemon juice
extra-virgin olive oil (to taste)
salt (to taste)
black pepper (to taste (5 twists of pepper mill))

Directions

1Place the couscous in a bowl and pour boiling water over it, along with a pinch of salt and a little olive oil.
2When the water is completely absorbed, fluff using a fork. Heat a frying pan and cook the bacon.
3Grind the peppers, tomato, cilantro, garlic d the carrot in the food processor.
4Pour into a serving dish and season with salt, olive oil and lemon juice.
5Add the couscous and mix everything well.
6Serve with bacon and olives to taste.
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