Chickpea and carrot bulgur wheat salad

Chickpea and carrot bulgur wheat salad
  • Serves icon for 8 people
  • Time icon Ready in 25 minutes

Tuck into this chickpea and carrot bulgur wheat salad as a tasty lunch option or the perfect accompaniment to any main meal.

Per serving: 177kcals, 7.2g fat (0.9g saturated), 5.3g protein, 23.7g carbs, 2.3g sugar, 0.3g salt

Ingredients

  • 150g bulgur wheat, rinsed
  • 100g carrots
  • Bunch of spring onions, trimmed and sliced on the diagonal
  • 410g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 40g fresh flatleaf parsley, chopped

Method

  1. Put the bulgur wheat into a pan, pour over 400ml boiling water and place over a medium heat. Simmer, then reduce the heat and cook gently for 10-15 minutes, until just softened. Drain, cool under running water and drain again. Put in a large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, cut the carrots on a mandolin into long, thin matchsticks or thinly slice by hand. Add to the bowl with the spring onions and chickpeas. Mix together well.
  3. Whisk the oil and lemon juice together. Toss through the salad with the parsley just before serving.

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