Thursday, 22 May 2008

BULGUR SALAD ( Bulgur Salatasi)

Bulgur wheat has a light, nutty flavour and texture. You can get them coarse or fine in size. This dish is easy to prepare and very nutritious. Serves 2
  • 100 g fine bulgur
  • 6 fl oz/175ml hot water
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp lemon juice or white wine vinegar
  • 1 chilli pepper, chopped (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Mix salad of lettuce, rocket, spring onion, tomatoes and parsley
Put bulgur in a bowl and add 175 ml of boiling water. Cover tightly and let it stand to soak for 15 minutes. Then add the oil, lemon juice, chilli, salt and pepper. Wash all the salad ingredients and chop finely. Add to the bulgur mixture and toss together. You may need more oil and lemon juice to your taste. Serve with jalapeno peppers.

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