Bulgur wheat is wheat that has been de-husked, parboiled and cracked into coarse pieces. It is also the main ingredient in this Turkish salad, which is the perfect vegetarian side dish to serve at a BBQ.
Ready in 20 minutes
1. Place the bulgur wheat in a large bowl and pour over boiling water until just covered. Cover with a clean tea towel and stand for 15 minutes, until tender. Drain the bulgur wheat well and place in a sieve. Squeeze out the excess water using a spoon.
2. Place the cucumber, tomatoes, onions and herbs in a large bowl and toss together well. Add the drained bulgur wheat, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice and season well to taste.
3. Serve with griddled or barbecued chicken breast.
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