Gorgeous. Delicious. Addictive.

Ingredients:

  • Boiling water
  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 1 cucumber - peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbs. capers
  • 1 - 2 cups Peasant Mix or Crimson Lentils, French Lentils, Green Lentils, or any other Lentils you like.
  • 2 scallions - sliced thin
  • 2 medium tomatoes - chopped
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley - leaves only
  • 5 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 - 4 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • Bibb lettuce (optional)

 

Preparation:

Bulgur:

  • Add 1 1/2 cups of boiling water to bulgur wheat.
  • Stir and cover until chewable and cool - about 15-20 minutes.
  • Peel, slice, chop and in all ways; prepare your veggies.

 

When bulgur is coolish:

  • In large bowl, combine cooled bulgur, sprouts, capers and vegetables and toss well.
  • In a small bowl: Mix oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Pour over that pretty stuff in the bowl and toss until well blended.
  • Serve over lettuce leaves.

 

Notes:

  • Sun-dried tomatoes are a great alternative for the fresh ones!