Pearl Couscous Eggplant Salad

Pearl Couscous Eggplant Salad

Posted 2014-01-13 by Ivana Katzfollow
This delicious salad can be served on its own or as an accompaniment. Easy to prepare and full of flavour.



Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4-6 servings

Ingredients
8 tablespoons olive oil
1 eggplant (chopped)
1 onion (chopped)
2 cups gourmet pearl couscous
2 cups water or vegetable stock
4 tomatoes (chopped)
4 spring onions (chopped)
1/2 cup fresh corriander (chopped)
1/2 cup parmesan or mozzarella cheese
Salt and pepper



Method

  • Put 4 tablespoons of olive oil into a non-stick pan over medium heat.

  • Add chopped eggplant and cook until soft.



  • In a separate pot cook onion for 2-3 minutes with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

  • Add eggplant, pearl couscous, water/stock and coriander to pot with onion and bring to simmer.

  • Season with salt and pepper

  • Cook for 10 minutes, adding a little boiling water if a bit dry.



  • When it’s cooked the stock will have been absorbed. Let cool slightly.



  • Put the tomatoes in a small bowl, season with salt and mix in 2 tablespoons of oil.

  • Stir tomatoes into pearl couscous, mix in the cheese and spring onions and serve.

  • Categories
    #vegetarian
    #salads
    #simple
    #lunch
    #eggplant
    #couscous

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