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Easy Bulgur Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 150 kcal
Author Vanessa @


Bell Pepper Sauce

  • 1 medium sized Red Bell Pepper core and seeds removed, roughly diced
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt


  • 10 Cherry Tomatoes quartered
  • 1 small Red Onion finely diced
  • handful fresh Parsley leaves roughly chopped
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Cook bulgur according to instructions on packaging or check notes.
  2. Prepare bell pepper sauce by adding bell pepper, lemon juice, and salt to a food processor. Pulse until no chunks of bell pepper are left. Stir bell pepper sauce into warm, cooked bulgur.
  3. Add tomatoes, onion, and parsley to bulgur.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve bulgur salad warm or cold.
  6. Bulgur salad will keep covered in fridge for up to 5 days.

Recipe Notes

1) Bulgur wheat is very easy to cook. Place 1 cup of uncooked bulgur into a small stock pot and add 2 cups water to the pot. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove cooked bulgur from heat and fluff with a fork.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Bulgur Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 8
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.9g1%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 8.6g36%
Protein 5.9g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.