Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Bulgur Salad with Grapes and Feta Cheese

Recipe from Everyday Food
Husband-Tested in Alice’s Kitchen
Serves 3-4

Tender and chewy, bulgur wheat is a good source of dietary fiber as well as protein.  This refreshing salad will be perfect for the lunchbox or picnic.

½ cup fine-grained bulgur wheat
½ teaspoon coarse salt
¾ cup boiling water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 Tablespoon olive oil
coarse salt and ground pepper
2 Tablespoons minced scallion
¾ cup halved seedless grapes
½ cup chopped walnuts
½ cup crumbled feta cheese

In a medium bowl, combine ½ cup fine-grain bulgur wheat, ½ teaspoon coarse salt, and ¾ cup boiling water.  Cover; let stand until bulgur is tender, 30 minutes
In a large bowl, whisk together 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice and 1 Tablespoon olive oil; season with coarse salt and ground pepper.  Add 2 Tablespoons minced scallion, ¾ cup halved seedless grapes, ½ cup each toasted chopped walnuts and crumbled feta.  Add bulgur; toss. 

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