Edited to add that this bento is featured at JustBento in the Great Bento Idea series! ~

Today’s bento is overflowing with bright colours. Anything to keep the dark November days back! And a little hint of the Middle-East.

Bright Bento #115, 04-11-2010

Upper tier

  • couscous salad with tomatoes, red onion and smoked paprika, with extra gherkins and tomato
  • a friendly niqab babybel lady peeping out from behind ;)
  • cilantro
  • lettuce

Lower tier

  • falafel ball
  • cauliflower floret
  • red beet hummus
  • baby figs
  • SkyFlakes cream crackers
  • a dip of ketchup & home-made sambal bawang for the falafel
  • mung bean sprouts

On the side I brought an apple doused in lemon juice.

The falafel, shallot sambal, hummus and couscous are all leftovers from this week’s menu.

Home-made sambal bawang of home-grown red peppers and CSA shallots

Home-grown: chilli peppers (sambal), bean sprouts
Local & organic: lettuce, tomato, red onion, beetroot, onion (hummus), shallots (sambal)
Organic: chickpeas (hummus), cilantro, couscous, falafel, tomato ketchup, lemon juice (hummus), garlic (hummus & sambal)

Submitting this post to Midnight Maniac’s Meatless Mondays {no.5} & Shannon’s What’s for Lunch Wednesday (week 23).

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