Salada Méchouié (Roasted Peppers Salad)

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Salada Méchouié is a typical  Algerian salad. Colourful grilled peppers with Mediterranean seasoning makes it really special. Once vegetables are grilled,it is pretty easy to throw together. Perfect appetizer or side.

To make Salada Méchouié you’ll need:

3 red peppers
3 yellow peppers
2 tomatoes
1 head of garlic
1/2 C olive oil

For the dressing:

1 clove of garlic ,minced
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Place vegetables on prepared pan. Drizzle vegetables with olive oil.

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Bake in preheated oven for about 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned.

Let vegetables cool. Peel, and seed peppers and tomatoes; cut into strips. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skin and mince. Transfer vegetables into a bowl.

For dressing :

Add minced garlic,vinegar and lemon juice to roasted vegetables. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Drizzle salad with more olive oil, about 2 tablespoons. Mix gently to combine the flavours. Let sit to cool and serve at room temperature.

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Enjoy with rustic crusty bread.

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