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
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.
Cut the celery into small dices and the tomatoes into quarters.
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.
Transfer the salad to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh mint leaves.


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