I had a taste for lemon and cucumber, and this was the result!

SAMJJ

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine boiling water and bulgur in a bowl. Cover the bowl and let sit until water is absorbed, about 30 minutes.

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  • Place chopped cucumber in a bowl and sprinkle with salt.

  • Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, and ground black pepper together in a bowl until dressing is well-combined.

  • Stir bulgur, chickpeas, cucumber, and green onions together in a bowl; pour dressing over bulgur mixture and toss to coat completely. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until flavors combine, at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; protein 5.4g 11% DV; carbohydrates 29.4g 10% DV; fat 5.4g 8% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 172.2mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (3)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/19/2020
I thought it was great! The only thing I did different was to add some grape tomatoes! Yum! Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
06/27/2016
I made this exactly as directed but even after chilling in the fridge to allow the flavors to combine it came out quite bland and dry! Having done my due diligence to the author I decided to make further revisions to see if I could improve the flavor. I ended up adding in a full additional double amount of the dressing (lemon juice olive oil and salt/pepper) meaning 6 T each of the juice and olive oil in total in order to get the consistency I wanted (still fluffy and not oily I promise!). Still finding the flavor lacking in depth I added some cumin which for me was the magic pop that made the salad good. With these changes I might make it again. Read More
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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 3 stars
06/26/2016
I made this exactly as directed but even after chilling in the fridge to allow the flavors to combine it came out quite bland and dry! Having done my due diligence to the author I decided to make further revisions to see if I could improve the flavor. I ended up adding in a full additional double amount of the dressing (lemon juice olive oil and salt/pepper) meaning 6 T each of the juice and olive oil in total in order to get the consistency I wanted (still fluffy and not oily I promise!). Still finding the flavor lacking in depth I added some cumin which for me was the magic pop that made the salad good. With these changes I might make it again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/26/2020
This is very quick and easy to make. Tastes even better the next day. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/18/2020
I thought it was great! The only thing I did different was to add some grape tomatoes! Yum! Read More
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