Mechouia

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Floyd Around the Med

Floyd Around the Med

By Keith Floyd

Published 2000

  • About

Chopped up and mixed with lemon juice and olive oil. There are many variations and it can manifest itself as a rather sour, grey purée or an elegantly prepared plate of stunningly contrasting flavours. This is my way. It is a cross between a salad niçoise and a ratatouille.

Ingredients

  • 6 red and green peppers
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 2 sweet onions</

Method

Roast the peppers, tomates and onions in a hot oven until blackened and tender (note that the onions will take longer than the tomatoes and peppers). Leave to cool, then remove the skin and, in the case of the peppers and tomatoes, the pith and seeds. Chop into pieces about 2.5cm/1 inch square.

Carefully mix the onions, tomatoes and peppers together, then add the chillies, pickled lemon