Simple Recipes – Turkish Bulgur Salad

TurkishBulgurSalad

4 toddler servings, 2 adult servings

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 cup fine grain bulgur (we use Near East brand plain Couscous)
  2. 2 medium sized tomatoes, cut in small pieces
  3. 1/3 cup finely chopped scallion
  4. 1 cup parsley, finely chopped
  5. 1 small seedless cucumber, peeled and chopped in small pieces
  6. 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint
  7. 1/3 cup lemon juice
  8. 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  9. salt and pepper to taste

Method

Place the bulgur in a bowl and add 1 1/2 cups boiling water. Cover and let it sit for 20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed. Stir the bulgur with a fork a few times. Add the tomatoes, scallions, parsley, cucumber and mint. Mix well. Stir in lemon juice and olive oil and mix with a wooden spoon. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

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4 comments

  1. I make something similar that uses canned chickpeas, and homemade Italian dressing in place of the lemon juice. Just delicious, and very nutritious!

  2. I make something similar that uses canned chickpeas, and homemade Italian dressing in place of the lemon juice. Just delicious, and very nutritious!

  3. yum! looks like chunky tabuleh, one of my favs. the body loves all that fresh mint and parsley! thanks for sharing, i need to start making this dish at home, it’s too easy not to…

  4. yum! looks like chunky tabuleh, one of my favs. the body loves all that fresh mint and parsley! thanks for sharing, i need to start making this dish at home, it’s too easy not to…

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