Spicy Bulgur Salad Recipe

Step 1

Rinse bulgur & place it in a medium bowl. Cover with cold water & let soak until it is tender to the bite, 20 to 30 minutes. Drain thoroughly & squeeze out any excess water. Fluff to separate the grains.

Step 2

Combine tomatoes, fennel, parsley, cilantro, radishes, lettuce & scallions. Add bulgur & toss.

Step 3

Whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, cayenne, salt & pepper. Pour over the salad & toss. Chill, covered, in the refrigerator. Serve surrounded by warm pita halves.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Fine grade bulgur
  • 3md Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2c Fennel, julienned
  • 1c Parsley, chopped
  • 2tb Cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2c White radishes, thinly slice
  • 1sm Head romaine lettuce, torn
  • 4 Scallions, chopped
  • 1/2c Olive oil
  • 1/3c Lemon juice
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 1ts Cumin
  • 1/2ts Cinnamon
  • 1ds Cayenne
  • Salt & pepper
  • Pita halves

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