Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Not Your Average Fast Food

Many of my friends are always surprised I cook at home almost everyday so they always ask me for easy and quick recipes for themselves. Last weekend one of them called me that her husband was away on a golf trip with his friends and because he is the food person in the house she needed a recipe that she could prepare easily.

So, I decided to share the recipe with you... The ingredients are: 
  • 8 oz of uncooked couscous; prepare according to directions from manufacturer
  • 16 oz of cooked chick peas or canned ones; I prefer to buy the organic ones because they have less sodium and preservatives
  • 16 oz of cooked lentils or canned just like the chick peas
  • 3 cups of diced tomatoes or 3 big ones chopped
Cooked couscous

Chick peas

Lentils

Tomatoes

Cilantro

Lime

Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl and season with the juice of one lime, a bunch of chopped cilantro, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. It will last in your refrigerator well covered for about 3 days.

 
Finished salad


Enjoy and remember to eat your veggies today!