Bulgur with Peas and Mint

Bulgur with Peas and Mint

Recipe Rating: 3.56619
Serves 4

This fresh-flavored side dish beautifully complements simple pan-seared lamb chops.

  • 1 cup uncooked bulgur wheat
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups lightly packed mint leaves (from about 1 bunch), chopped
  • 1 cup loosely packed parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen and thawed peas
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
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In a large bowl, combine bulgur and water, cover and set aside until water is absorbed, about 30 minutes. Add garlic, mint, parsley, peas, zest, juice, oil and salt and toss until combined. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 210 calories (40 from fat), 4.5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 370mg sodium, 37g carbohydrates, (12 g dietary fiber, 2g sugar), 8g protein.
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