Friday, 16 May 2014

Grilled Plantain Spinach Couscous Tomato & Olives Salad



Ingredients

1 packet of couscous
1 plantain
Handful of spinach
Sweetcorn, Cherry tomatoes and olives
Olive oil

Instructions

For the couscous

Place cous cous in a plastic container, cover with 100ml boiling water  and close the lid to let the couscous steam and swell up

After 10mins, open the lid add some olive oil and sweetcorn and stir
  
For the spinach

Wash and drain the spinach

Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in the wok until hot

Add the spinach and light pan fry for 3 mins until the colour changes

Remove from wok and place on a plate.
 
For the  grilled plantain
Preheat the grill, brush the plantain with olive oil
Slice plantain light in the middle
Place plantain in the grill until brown
Turn on each side after 25 mins
Once brown on both sides, remove and place on a plate
Cut cherry tomatoes and olives into two, add black pepper and a drop of olive oil and mix together to make a salad
Serve with  Grilled Plantain with spinach, couscous, tomato and olive salad.

 Enjoy and have a lovely weekend!

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