SeafoodKylie Karagich

Tomato Pipis With Pearl Couscous

SeafoodKylie Karagich
Tomato Pipis With Pearl Couscous

1 kilo pipis (cockles)
1 tbs olive oil
1 leek finely chopped
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 red chilli finely sliced
3 sprigs fresh thyme
1/2 cup white wine
400g Mutti chopped tomatoes
1 tbs fresh dill finely chopped
1/3 cup char grilled capsicum chopped
1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp dried oregano
300ml chicken stock
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 cup pearl couscous

Nuts & Bolts

NOTE : Soak pipis for 1 hour in clean water ( add 1 tsp salt ) changing water twice in this time. This is to clean out any sand and grit, that may be inside the pipis.

1. In a large pan with a lid, on medium heat add oil, leek, garlic and chilli cook for 4 minutes or until leek is soft.

2. Add thyme and white wine, reduce liquid down by half.

3. Add tomatoes, dill, char grilled capsicum, paprika, oregano, pepper and chicken stock. Mix well. Cook for 1 minute.

4. Reduce heat to low - medium, add couscous , cook for 4 minutes.

5. Add washed and clean pipis, mix well. Place lid on pot and cook for 5-6 minutes or until all pipis have opened, and pearl couscous is cooked. Discard any pipis that have NOT opened.

Ready to serve, with crunchy fresh continental bread.

Calories per serving : 312

I live in Adelaide (Australia) with my husband, my two adorable Norwegian cats ( Zeus and Zena ), a chicken, and a pigeon who now also thinks that he is a chicken! My ancestry is French so it goes without saying that my favourite place is Paris. The food, culture and atmosphere of Paris is nothing short of amazing.

I am a self taught home cook who loves big flavours in food. My passion for food surfaced when I was 10 years old, watching TV chef Ian Hewitson and learning different techniques. Since then, the food of Adrian Richardson and Jamie Oliver has been my inspiration. I love how one can create a healthy full flavoured meal from just the simplest of ingredients. I especially love chilli and garlic and use them in most of my food.

I enjoy hosting dinner parties for friends and family. Curries and rustic style dishes are my firm favorites and I know that my family and friends all agree! Just place it all in the middle of the table and let everyone help themselves enjoying great food with good company.

I create flavoursome low calorie recipes which are featured on the internationally known website Weigh Yourself Slim.

Whilst I enjoy cooking I still love to go out to restaurants, especially when you discover ones with amazing food and that you must try and replicate at home!

So welcome to CCKFOOD. It is my creative playground where I am able to share my love of good food with you all. Enjoy.