Bulgur Salad

Marinated bulgur with vine cherry tomatoes, lemon and extra virgin olive oil

6 Servings

Preparation: 45 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes

  • Vegetable Stock (see recipe) 800 ml
  • Bulgur 300 g
  • Celery (finely diced) 150 g
  • Vine Cherry Tomatoes (quartered) 150 g
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Red Onion (diced) 1
  • Garlic (diced) 2 cloves
  • Fresh Italian Parsley (chopped) 2 tsp
  • Fresh Mint (chopped) 2 tsp
  • Lemons (juice only) 2
  • Sherry Vinegar 1 dash
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil 150 ml
  • Fresh Mint Leaves for Garnish
1
Place the vegetable stock in the Microwave Oven and heat on MICRO POWER HIGH until the temperature reaches to about 80 - 90 degrees celsius. Place the bulgur into a bowl and pour the hot vegetable stock over it. Cover with a lid or aluminium foil, and then set aside for 1 hour.
2
Cut the celery into small dices and the tomatoes into quarters.
3
Add celery and tomatoes to the bulgur. Season with salt and pepper. Add the onion, garlic, parsley, mint, juice of 2 lemons, a dash of sherry vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Mix everything well.
4
Transfer the salad to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Top-Tip

Bulgur is a wheat product that is high in fibre and rich in Vitamin B, Iron, Phosphorus and Manganese. It is a delicious, low fat ingredient that you can use for salads, pilaf, stuffings or casseroles.

Products used in recipe

Combination Microwave
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