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Mediterranean Cracked Wheat Salad
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17 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 40MINS

Mediterranean Cracked Wheat Salad

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This is my kind of summertime “cooking” in that it’s really not cooking at all. I mean cracked wheat practically cooks itself and the vegetables just need a rinse and a quick chop.
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Garlic & Zest
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This is my kind of summertime “cooking” in that it’s really not cooking at all. I mean cracked wheat practically cooks itself and the vegetables just need a rinse and a quick chop.
40MINS
Total Time
$5.96
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
US / Metric
Salad
Water
1 3/4 cups
Water
Canned Chickpeas
1 cup
Canned Chickpeas, rinsed, drained
Grape Tomatoes
1 cup
Celery
1/2 cup
Celery, diced
Radish
1/2 cup
Radish, julienned
Kalamata Olives
1/2 cup
Kalamata Olives, halved, deseeded
Pepperoncini Pepper
1/2 cup
Pepperoncini Pepper, chopped
Red Onion
1/3 cup
Red Onion, diced
Dressing
Garlic
1 clove
Garlic, minced
Fresh Parsley
1/4 cup
Fresh Parsley, chopped
Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1 pinch
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Olive Oil
1/2 cup
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
921
Fat
66.3 g
Protein
22.4 g
Carbs
39.3 g
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http://www.garlicandzest.com
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step 1
In a medium bowl add Bulgur Wheat (1 cup) and boiling Water (1 3/4 cups) and cover tightly with saran wrap. Set aside for 15-20 minutes for the wheat to absorb the liquid.
step 1 In a medium bowl add Bulgur Wheat (1 cup) and boiling Water (1 3/4 cups) and cover tightly with saran wrap. Set aside for 15-20 minutes for the wheat to absorb the liquid.
step 2
Meanwhile, add Kalamata Olives (1/2 cup), Celery (1/2 cup), Red Onion (1/3 cup), Pepperoncini Pepper (1/2 cup), Canned Chickpeas (1 cup), Grape Tomatoes (1 cup) and Radish (1/2 cup) in a large bowl.
step 2 Meanwhile, add Kalamata Olives (1/2 cup), Celery (1/2 cup), Red Onion (1/3 cup), Pepperoncini Pepper (1/2 cup), Canned Chickpeas (1 cup), Grape Tomatoes (1 cup) and Radish (1/2 cup) in a large bowl.
step 3
Zest the Lemon (1) and place the zest in a small bowl. Juice the lemon — you should have about 1/4 cup — if not, juice another half of a lemon to equal 1/4 cup of juice.
step 4
Add the Fresh Parsley (1/4 cup), Garlic (1 clove), Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Dried Oregano (3/4 tsp) and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1 pinch).
step 4 Add the Fresh Parsley (1/4 cup), Garlic (1 clove), Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Dried Oregano (3/4 tsp) and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1 pinch).
step 5
In a steady stream, whisk in the Olive Oil (1/2 cup).
step 6
Remove the plastic wrap from the bulgur wheat and fluff with a fork. If there is liquid left in the bottom of the bowl, strain it out.
step 6 Remove the plastic wrap from the bulgur wheat and fluff with a fork. If there is liquid left in the bottom of the bowl, strain it out.
step 7
When the bulgur wheat has cooled to room temperature, add it to the chopped vegetables and toss to combine. Add about half of the dressing to the salad and toss until coated. Taste for seasoning.
step 7 When the bulgur wheat has cooled to room temperature, add it to the chopped vegetables and toss to combine. Add about half of the dressing to the salad and toss until coated. Taste for seasoning.
step 8
Serve at room temperature or chilled. Enjoy!
step 8 Serve at room temperature or chilled. Enjoy!
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Lunch
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegan
Vegetarian
Salad
Mediterranean
Side Dish
Summer
Vegetables
Whole Grains
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