Bulgur with Fresh Herbs, Spices and Pomegranate Arils

Bulgur with Recent Herbs, Spices and Pomegranate Arils

This was a stunning salad we loved this week. It requires an fascinating spice combine referred to as Bahārāt. In the event you can’t discover it, you can also make your personal utilizing the recipe from the Wikipedia page. We made sufficient of the spice combine to retailer and use as a rub for tempeh or tofu, so as to add to salads, or it might be nice on roasted chickpeas.

Serving Measurement: four


for the salad:

  • 1 cup bulgur
  • 1 tablespoon Bahārāt spice combine
  • handful mint leaves
  • handful cilantro or coriander leaves
  • handful parsley
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 pomegranate, arils (seeds)

for the vinagrette:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • splash lemon juice
  • pinch salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • splash maple syrup

Bulgar with Fresh Herbs, Spices and Pomegranate Arils


  1. Place the bulgur in a warmth resistant bowl.
  2. Deliver 2 cups of water to boil.
  3. Add a pinch of salt to the water and pour the boiling water over the bulgur and place a plate on prime of the bowl to permit the bulgur to soak up the water.
  4. It is going to take 15-20 minutes to soak up and swell.
  5. In the meantime, open the pomegranate and take away the arils from the white elements.
  6. Wash and chop the herbs, and blend up the spices.
  7. Make the French dressing by mixing the elements collectively and whisking to mix.
  8. If there’s any liquid within the bulgur, drain it off.
  9. Place the bulgur in your serving bowl and fluff.
  10. Add the Bahārāt spices and blend properly.
  11. Add 2-Three tablespoons of the French dressing and blend nicely, you need it to nonetheless be mild and fluffy, not all clumped collectively.
  12. Add the chopped herbs and once more combine.
  13. Eventually add the pomegranate arils.
  14. Season to style with salt if wanted.
  15. We served the salad on a small mattress of lettuce.