Minggu, 10 Oktober 2010

Israelian Couscous Salad

I love this little salad, it combines sweet and savory and makes a perfect little snack or light lunch. 

Israelian Couscous Salad

  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • ½ cup shallots, finely chopped
  • ½ large cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 ¾ cups chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup Parsley, minced
  • Juice and zest of ½ lemon 
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • black pepper
2.Heat 1 tbsp Olive Oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add pine nuts and stir until goldn brown. Transfer to a small bowl.
3.Melt remaining 2 tbsp Olive Oil in the same pan over medium heat. Add shallots and saute until golden.
Add couscous, cinnamon and bay leaf, and stir often until couscous browns slightly. Add broth and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to      low, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender (approx. 15minutes).
5.Remove from heat and stir in parsley, pine nuts and lemon zest. Add the raisins for a savory sweet taste. Season with black pepper to taste
Time: approx. 30 min.

Tidak ada komentar:

Posting Komentar