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Spiced bulgur wheat with roasted peppers

Spiced bulgur wheat with roasted peppers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 generously

This filling vegetarian salad has the spicy flavours of cumin and warming cinnamon

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal364
fat13g
saturates1g
carbs55g
sugars6g
fibre4g
protein11g
salt1.58g
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Ingredients

  • 200g bulgur wheat
  • 250ml hot vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp Morroccan spice mix, or large pinch each ground cumin and ground cinnamon
  • zest 1 lemon , juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ red onion , finely sliced
  • 400g can chickpea , drained
  • 210g jar roasted pepper , drained and torn into shreds
  • small bunch coriander , leaves only

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large microwave proof bowl, cover the bulgur wheat with stock. Cover with cling film and microwave on High for 4 mins. Set aside, covered; it will absorb the stock within another 5 mins. Make a dressing with spice mix, lemon zest and juice and olive oil, then season to taste. Add the onion, chickpeas, peppers and coriander, toss through the cooked bulgur wheat and serve warm or cold.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2006

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Rating: 5 out of 5.18 ratings
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