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1 lb Eggplant
1 lg Green bell pepper -- chopped
1 Garlic clove -- crushed
1/2 c Olive oil
1/3 c Red wine vinear
1 t Dried oregano -- crushed
1 t Salt
1 cn Chunk-style tuna (12 1/2-oz) - drained
1 lg Tomato -- seeded and chopped
1/4 c Crumbled feta cheese
Crisp salad greens
Cut eggplant in 1-inch cubes. Steam over 1/2 cup boiling water 2 to 5 minutes until eggplant is tender. Drain. Arrange with green pepper in 2-quart shallow casserole. Combine garlic, oil, vinegar, oregano and salt in covered jar. Shake well. Pour over eggplant mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Drain marinade and reserve for other use. Toss marinated vegetables with tuna and tomato. Spoon into salad bowl lined with crisp greens. Top with cheese.
Serving Size : 4
Makes 4 servings.
Note: Broccoli rabe, dandelion leaves, mustard greens, kale or turnip tops may be substituted for Swiss chard.
Discard any yellow or damaged leaves and cook like chard.
Cooking time will vary.
Each serving contains about:
165 calories; 667 mg sodium; trace cholesterol; 8 grams fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 6 grams protein; 1.74 grams fiber.
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1 fresh red chile, seeded and finely chopped
6 tomatoes, peeled and quartered
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
mint sprigs, to garnish
Heat oil in a heavy skillet. Add onion and cook 5 minutes or until soft. Add bell peppers and chile, cover and cook 8 minutes or until bell peppers are just tender. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Add tomatoes to bell pepper mixture, cover and cook 5 to 8 minutes or until vegetavles are blended but still retain their shape and texture. Season with salt and pepper and stir in mint. Divide mixture among four ovenproof dishes. Make an indentation in vegetables and carefully add an egg to each one. Cook in oven 12 to 15 minutes or until eggs have set. Garnish with mint sprigs and serve.
Makes 4 servings.
Note: The eggs may be cooked in skillet, if preferred. Make four
indentations in mixture and break in eggs. Cover and cook over low heat
5 minuts, basting occasionally with juices.
1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Cook carrots in medium saucepan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. Drain well. Stir oil, cumin and cayenne in heavy large skillet over medium heat until aromatic,about 30 seconds. Add carrots, then 1/2 cup water and vinegar. Simmer over medium heat until liquid is absorbed, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Cool. Mix in cilantro. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to room temperature before serving.)
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced onions
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cups thinly sliced cabbage
dash of salt
1 large green bell pepper, cut in thin strips
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, (or to taste)
1 28 oz. can undrained, chopped tomato
1 16 oz. can drained garbanzo beans
1/3 cup currents or raisins
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 cups cooked couscous (below)
4 tablespoons feta cheese
toasted slivered almonds
salt, to taste>
In a large non-stick dutch oven, saute the onions in olive oil for 5 minutes, or until softened. Add the cabbage, sprinkle with salt, and continue to saute for at least 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the bell pepper, coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, and cayenne to the pot and saute for another minute for so. Stir in the tomatoes, chick peas, and currents or raisins, and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes, until the vegetables are just tender. Add the lemon juice and salt to taste. Serve over couscous, top with crumbled feta cheese, and toasted almonds if you like.
Serving Size : 8
Serving Size : 1