Bulghur Wheat Salad Recipe

Originally, a Middle Eastern staple food, Bulgur Wheat Salad is now equally famous all over the food because of its taste and benefits. Unlike other grains, Bulgur wheat has a crunchy texture and tastes nutty even after cooked. It is a good source of fibers and minerals and at the same side is low on fats, which make it an ideal choice to be used in food.

In this recipe, Bulgur wheat is combined with a dressing of lemon and olive oil and is then mixed with green onions and red tomatoes. Imagine all the colors the salad exhibits.

Bulgur Wheat Salad is simple dish that is good enough to brighten up your day and is fulfilling at the same time. Get your pot cooking with this easy to make recipe.

Preparation time: 30 to 35 minutes
Chilling time: about 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes (includes chilling time)
Serving size: 4 person
Utensils needed: Large bowl, small mixing bowl
Serving size: 4 person

Calories: 151
Fat: 0.4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg


-1 cup Bulgar wheat
-1 cup boiling water
-2 tablespoons lemon juice
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1 garlic clove, minced
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
-2 medium tomatoes, chopped
-4 green onions, chopped


  • 1

    Take a large bowl and place the Bulgur wheat in it. Pour in a cup of boiling water and stir it. Cover the bowl and let it stand for half an hour or till the grains absorbs the water properly and becomes soft.

  • 2

    Make the dressing in a small bowl. Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and salt.

  • 3

    Drain the soaked Bulgur wheat and shift it to a large serving bowl.

  • 4

    Drizzle the dressing over the Bulgur wheat and toss.

  • 5

    Add parsley to the whole mixture and stir well.

  • 6

    Refrigerate this Bulgur Wheat Salad for at least an hour before serving so that it is chilled.

  • 7

    Just before serving, add in the tomatoes and onions and mix well. We add the tomatoes and onions at the last moment to get the maximum freshness out of them. It truly makes a delicious affair and every single bite is worth the effort.

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