Bell pepper and couscous salad

Bell pepper and couscous salad is a popular American Salad
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Serves 4
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400 gms - couscous

600 gms - boiling water

200 gms - each red, yellow and green bell peppers, oven roasted and cubed

40 gms - whole seedless Olives

60 gms - seedless Prunes

400 gms - cucumbers, peeled and cubed

2 tbsp. - Lemon juice

2 tbsp. - virgin Olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put the couscous in a bowl, and pour boiling water over it. Cover and let it soak for 15 mins. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  2. Put the bell peppers, olives, prunes and cucumbers in a bowl and top with the couscous.
  3. Whisk lemon juice and olive oil with the salt and pepper in a small bowl and add to the couscous mixture.
  4. Toss well and serve.

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