Chunky Vegetable Bulgur Salad

Chunky Vegetable Bulgur Salad

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 8

Chunky Vegetable Bulgur Salad is perfect for vegetarians.


  • 2 cups bulgur
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, chopped
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • salt and pepper


  1. In large bowl, stir together bulgur and boiling water. Cover and let stand 30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, from lemons, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1/4 cup juice; set aside. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium high heat until hot. Add onion and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until beginning to soften. Add tomatoes, zucchini and squash and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir vegetables into bulgur with lemon peel and juice, mint, parsley, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper.

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