Bulgur with Peas and Mint

Bulgur with Peas and Mint

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Recipe Rating: 3.54104
Serves 4
This fresh-flavored side dish beautifully complements simple pan-seared lamb chops. Be sure to use fresh peas in spring, when their flavor is at their peak.
Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup uncooked bulgur wheat
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups lightly packed fresh mint (from about 1 bunch), chopped
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen and thawed peas
  • 1 lemon, Zest of
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
Method: 
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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