This easy Summer Bulgur Salad with chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, scallions, and a zesty lemon dressing makes for a light, yet satisfying vegan lunch salad or a healthy side dish.
Today is my blog's one week anniversary! yay!
What? Does nobody care about a one week anniversary? Oh ok, sorry about that, it's just that I'm really excited I finally launched my food blog!!
But now, let's be serious for like...a minute. Just one. Let's talk about food and this Summer Bulgur Salad recipe.
The weather in Paris is finally getting better (it still doesn't feel like summer but let's say...spring. Which is better than the rainy days we've been having lately) so I was in a mood for an easy, refreshing g summer salad.
And this Bulgur Summer Salad did the job perfectly. The fresh mint, together with some tomatoes and cucumber makes this bulgur salad very fresh and light. And thanks to the bulgur and the chickpeas this light salad is totally satisfying for a lunch or a light dinner.
And did I mention this Summer Bulgur Salad recipe is really easy and quick? You simply cook the bulgur, chop the salad ingredients, and combine.
Now tell me, do you see any good reason for you not to try this Summer Bulgur Salad?
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Summer Bulgur Salad
This easy Summer Bulgur Salad with chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, scallions and a zesty lemon dressing makes for a light, yet satisfying vegan lunch salad or a healthy side dish.
- ½ cup dried bulgur
- 1 cup salted water
- ¾ cup cooked chickpeas
- 1 cup tomatoes chopped
- 1 cup cucumber peeled and chopped
- ¼ cup scallion, white part only chopped
- 5 leaves fresh mint finely chopped
- the juice of 1.5 lemons
- salt and pepper to taste
In a non-stick skillet, brown bulgur (don’t add any oil or butter). Add water, bring to a boil and reduce to low heat. Cook until water has fully evaporated. Fluff bulgur with a fork to separate the grains. Let cool completely.
In a bowl, mix together bulgur, chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, scallion, mint and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.
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Happy 1 week! I am happy to have stumbled upon your blog. You have a really refreshing site. The pictures are really crisp too. I look forward for more posts and more delicious treats.
This is a must try!
Oh thank you so much!! You're really sweet!
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This is so delicious and summery!
Thank you Angie! This salad is perfect for a warm day, I hope you'll try it 😉
Yum! I bet this would be fantastic with quinoa, too!
Absolutely, I'm sure it would! Let me know if you try it
Congrats on starting up your food blog! Your photos and recipes both look lovely! I've been blogging for over a year but just recently bought my own domain and set up the Thesis theme with wordpress! So far so good! If you have any questions feel free to ask, I'd be happy to help with anything I can!
Hi Vicky! I started up with my own domain, I thought it would be more convenient for the future. My boyfriend is kind of a geek haha so he was able to help me with all the technical aspects of setting up a WP blog. Thank you very much for the kind words!!
This looks like quite the perfect summer salad!
Yes Riley, it's very refreshing!
I'm excited to try this delicious-sounding recipe! Pardon my ignorance, but how much lemon juice are you advising we use? The juice of 1.5 lemons?
Absolutely, the juice of 1.5 lemons! I just updated the recipe to make it clearer. I hope you'll enjoy this salad!
This one's got summer written all over it! The perfect side dish for a BBQ party or picnic!