- 50g bulgur wheat
- 50g flat-leaf parsley, chopped
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- 50g mint, chopped
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- 200g ripe tomatoes, deseeded and diced
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- 3 spring onions, finely sliced
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- juice 1 lemon
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- 3 tbsp olive oil
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Rinse the bulgur wheat in a sieve until the water runs clear. Drain well, then transfer to a bowl. Pour over 200ml boiling water, cover with cling film and leave to soak for 30 mins or so while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
Keeping the parsley in a bunch, chop the leaves roughly. Don’t worry about the inclusion of some of the stalks; this all adds to the flavour. Now do the same with the mint. Put the chopped herbs in a large bowl and add the tomato and spring onion.
Thoroughly drain the bulgur, then add to herb mix, along with lemon juice and olive oil. Mix thoroughly, season and serve.