Recipe: Hot Couscous Salad

Salads with aromatic herbs
July 02, 2009

Corleone Tomato & Jalapeno JaloroThis in the picture is my first tomato ever, a Corleone Tomato harvested from my rooftop pots.
I harvested also a Jalapeno Jaloro: these chili peppers are big, fleshy, tasty and mild... I'm really enjoing them.

I added a bunch of basil and prepared this couscous salad.

Hot Couscous Salad

Hot Couscous Salad

Serves two:
1 Corleone Tomato
1 Jalapeno Jaloro
20 leaves fresh basil
120g couscous
olive oil

Cook the couscous following packet directions. Season with minced basil and olive oil.
Add the tomato and the Jaloro cut into slices and let set in refrigerator before serving.

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This is my entry for Grow Your Own, hosted by its creator: Andrea from Andrea's Recipes.

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Author: Andrea (URL)

How wonderful that you are growing your own tomatoes now! The Corleone looks like a beautiful variety. Thanks again for sharing your post with Grow Your Own.

Author: Claudia (URL)

This looks like the perfect summer dish, a lovely main dish salad.

Author: Graziana

I harvested only two Corleone tomatoes this year... but their taste was worth the effort

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