Healthy Bulgur Wheat Salad - Tabouli
A healthy bulgur wheat salad with lots of parsley, tomatoes and scallions dressed simply with freshly squeezed lemon juice, a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Soaking time 20 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
- 1/2 cup bulgur wheat
- 1 bunch Italian parsley -flat leaf, finely chopped
- 1 cup heirloom tomatoes -diced
- 4 scallions -chopped
- 1 lemon -juiced
- 1/4 cup fresh mint -chopped (Optional)
- 1 pinch sea salt +more to taste
- 1 pinch freshly cracked black pepper to taste
Add the bulgur wheat grains to a small bowl and cover with water by a couple of inches. Allow it to soak for about 20 minutes or so then strain it through a fine mesh strainer.
Meanwhile chop the parsley, tomatoes and scallions. Add the bulgur to a large salad bowl together with the rest of the ingredients. Season to taste with sea salt and black pepper. Toss to coat and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate for two hours before serving.
Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1750IU | Vitamin C: 41.5mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1.9mg