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Spring Mix bulgar wheat salad

Rasika Dhadiwal @veggie-bites
Bulgur is a whole grain. It is also called wheat groats. It is extremely rich in fibers, minerals and vitamins. Using fiber rich products in your diet helps in good digestion, weight loss and prevents diseases.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salad, Starters
Cuisine Indian, World Wide
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 1 cup spring mix leaves
  • Long cut bell peppers
  • Red onions
  • Tomatoes /cherry tomatoes
  • boiled potatoes
  • Water and Oil to cook bulgur

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil 
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt, Pepper as per taste
  • 1 tbsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme

Instructions
 

To cook bulgur wheat

  • Drizzle 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Add about 1 .5 cup of water and combine bulgar wheat in it. Add salt as per taste. Bring to a boil then cover and cook over low heat until tender, for about 10-12 minutes.
    Now switch off the flame/heat and let it stand covered for 7-8 minutes. Fluff with a fork and keep it aside.
    Chop all the veggies in the desired pattern.

For boiled potatoes

  • Boil and chop potatoes in small cubes. Add a pinch of salt and red chilli powder and marinate them before using.
    Now in a bowl mix the fluffed bulgar wheat, salad leaves, peppers , tomatoes, onions and the marinated boiled potatoes. 
    Drizzle the dressing over it and serve.

Notes

  • You can use avocado slices and skip potatoes
  • Tomatoes can be any.
  • You can use coloured sweet peppers. long cut and sautéed.
  • If you like a little spice you can add cayenne pepper to bulgar while cooking it.
  • Enjoy this beautiful and healthy salad in your meals. Easy to prepare and go in your lunches. Bulgar gives you fullness and is a perfect lunch time food.
Keyword bular wheat salad, healthy dessert, salads, starter, Vegetarian salad