Couscous with vegetables, salmon, Roquefort and a mixture of seeds

Semoule aux petits légumes
During the 2020 and 2021 sports seasons, Elior chefs will be cooking meals for the professional racing cyclists of the Total Direct Energie team. Try out this recipe which is ideal for recuperating after a strenuous workout.

Ingredients for 4 persons
  • 100g of couscous
  • 15g of courgettes
  • 15g of tomatoes
  • 35g of cooked salmon
  • 40g of Roquefort
  • 20g of vinaigrette
  • 60g of seed mixture
  1. Cook the couscous.
    Steam the salmon (10 minutes).
    Dice the vegetables.
    Cut the Roquefort into small cubes.
    Make the vinaigrette.
  2. Dice the vegetables.Cut the Roquefort into small cubes. Make the vinaigrette.
  3. Mix the couscous and vegetables and prepare for serving.
  4. Add the salmon and diced Roquefort cheese. Sprinkle with the seed mixture.
  5. Season with the vinaigrette and serve.

Because the racing cyclists burn an extremely high number of calories during each leg of the race - up to 3,000 - they need to recharge their batteries as quickly as possible.  Here’s a snack that is complete and full of starches and vegetables, and which contains a mixture of seeds, a dairy product and meat and is eaten at the end of the leg.


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