Freekeh is a protein-rich super grain made from roasted green wheat that is cooked similar to rice. This vegan Turkish salad is simple to make and full of Middle Eastern flavors.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Directions

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  • Rinse freekeh in a sieve under cold running water. Drain. Place into a pot, add water and salt, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until water has been absorbed and freekeh is soft, 15 to 18 minutes.

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  • Transfer freekeh to a bowl. Mix in olive oil and lemon juice. Set aside to cool, about 10 minutes.

  • Add bell pepper, green onions, parsley, and mint to freekeh; mix well. Stir in lemon zest and pomegranate seeds. Serve on lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Facts

262 calories; protein 7.4g; carbohydrates 37g; fat 11.8g; sodium 310.9mg. Full Nutrition
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