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Bulgar Wheat Salad

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I could eat this every single day it's so delicious! Heady with spices, Moroccan-inspired dish packed for of goodness but really feels like a proper meal as the wheat is almost "meaty" itself - so no feeling denied, guilt-free indulgence!


Serves: 2

  • 250 millilitres bulgur wheat
  • 313 millilitres boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth (or vegetable stock)
  • 1 large red bell pepper (flame roasted and diced)
  • 1 medium zucchini (cut into discs)
  • 1 sprinkling of red pepper flakes
  • cracked black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 limes (zest of and juice of)
  • 1 tablespoon greek yoghurt (cold - to serve)


Bulgar Wheat Salad is a community recipe submitted by OCDcook273 and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Place the wheat, all the spices, zest, and the water plus stock in a big bowl - mix thoroughly then cover with cling and set aside
  • Dry griddle the zucchini on a hot griddle pan (2-3mins is all that is needed)
  • When the wheat has puffed up and absorbed all the liquid (about 5 mins) toss in the red bell pepper, zucchini pieces and the lime juice
  • Again mix well (fork is easiest) and try to stop yourself shovelling it all in before you serve it up!
  • Additional Information

    I serve the Chilli Lime Chicken with this but salmon fillets griddled with harissa spread on top is delish too.

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