Vegan Turkish Freekeh Salad (Firik Salatasi)
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"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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Ingredients45 m servings 262 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- 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.
- 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.
Per Serving: 262 calories; 11.8 g fat; 37 g carbohydrates; 7.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 311 mg sodium. Full nutrition