Recipes

Roasted Bell Pepper Couscous Salad

The weather is warming up and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a light and simple meal outdoors. Full of fresh summer flavors, this Roasted Bell Pepper Salad is the perfect outdoor meal. It travels well and the longer it sits the better it tastes. Try out our flavor packed salad the next time you’re barbequing or when you’re packing lunch for a pleasant picnic outdoors.

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imageIngredients

1 (15 ounce) can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed

1 (16 ounce) jar of roasted bell peppers, drained and rinsed

1 1/2 cups of cooked and cooled couscous, follow the cooking instructions on package

1 seedless cucumber cut into small pieces

1/4 cup chopped fresh dill

Simple Vinaigrette

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 cup lemon juice

1 tablespoon sea salt

Directions

Begin by cooking the couscous following the instructions on your package. When couscous has completely cooled add the garbanzo beans, roasted bell peppers, cucumbers and dill.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and sea salt until emulsified. Pour it on top of the couscous, garbanzo beans, peppers, cucumbers and dill. Toss it all up until all the ingredients are coated with the vinaigrette. Season the salad, to taste, with salt and pepper and enjoy!

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