Sunday, 4 July 2010

Chickpea and Bulgur Salad with a Sweet Yoghurt Dressing

My brother is now staying with us and I now have an excuse to cook vegetarian! So this is what we had for lunch today.

Chickpea and Bulgur Salad with a Sweet Yoghurt Dressing
Serves: 3

Bulgur
3/4 cup bulgur (wholegrain)
240 g chick peas
1 cube vegetable stock
2 cloves garlic
2 g paprika
2 g turmeric
2 g basil
1/2 onion
3 mushrooms
1/4 courgette
Dressing
100 g yoghurt, plain low fat
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
1 pinch salt
2g garlic powder
2 g basil
1 tsp honey
Salad
2 cups lettuce
1 carrot 
1/3 yellow pepper 1/2 red pepper
1/2 tomato
50 g sweetcorn

Dice the vegetables and dry fry or fry with a little water, and the herbs until golden brown.
Boil the bulgur wheat with the chickpeas and stock cube for 15-20 minutes.
Mix the dressing and keep in the fridge until ready.
When the bulgur and chickpeas are done, drain them well and then pour into the frying pan with the veggies and mix well.
Serve the salad on the bottom and cover with a serving of the bulgur mix, drizzled with some of the dressing,

310 calories per serving, 2.7g F, 0.6g SF, 62.8g C, 9.2g S, 13.2g Fb, 13.0g P

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