Moroccan-Style Pepper Salad Recipe | Yummly

Moroccan-style Pepper Salad

CASSEROLES ET CLAVIERS
13Ingredients
70Minutes
160Calories
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Description

Peppers, onions, and tomatoes are the base for this flavorful salad which is inspired by the delicious flavors of Morocco. Cilantro, mint, and lemon all play an important part making this dish a recipe to love. This is great when paired with a bunch of fresh vegetables, a piece of lean protein, or even as the topping for a salad. One creative way to use this delicious pepper salad is as a topping for sandwiches.

Ingredients

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  • 3 red peppers
  • 1 pepper (green capsicum)
  • 1 onion (large)
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 bunch coriander
  • 1/2 bunch mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 cayenne pepper (powder)
  • 1 cumin
  • olive oil
  • salt
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    Directions

    1. Grill the skin off the green and red peppers in the oven. Turn over regularly. Once the skin has darkened, let cool. Peel off the skin, and cut in half lengthwise. Remove the stem and the seeds.
    2. Meanwhile, boil water in a saucepan. Remove the stems from the tomatoes and make a cross shaped incision on the bottom of each tomato. Immerse each tomato in boiling water for about 20 seconds, remove, and place under cold water. Peel skin off, cut in half, and remove seeds.
    3. Cut the peppers, tomatoes and onion into thin strips. In a frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil, add onion and gently fry until tender. Add peppers, tomatos, onion, and the crushed garlic. Simmer for about an hour on low heat, stirring regularly. Then add the lemon zest and lemon juice, ground black pepper, cumin, and finely the chopped herbs. Cook it for another ten minutes. Should not be juicy. Season with salt to taste.
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    NutritionView More

    160Calories
    Sodium10% DV230mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories160Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium230mg10%
    Potassium950mg27%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat70
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars10g20%
    Vitamin A230%
    Vitamin C260%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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