Cracked wheat or bulghur is partially steamed then dried before being marketed. It only requires soaking in boiling water before use making it an excellent base for speedy meals. It’s a popular substitute for rice or couscous in Middle Eastern cooking.
|1 tsp||Dijon mustard|
|3 Tbsp||Extra virgin olive oil|
|1 pinch||Salt and pepper|
|¾ cup||Bulghur wheat (Main)|
|4 cups||Baby cos lettuce leaves (Main)|
|½ cup||Chopped parsley|
- To make the dressing, finely grated the orange rind and squeeze the juice from the orange. Combine both with the honey, mustard and olive oil. Season.
- To make the salad, place the bulghur wheat in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Stand for about 10 minutes then drain well.
- Place in a large bowl and stir in a little of the dressing. Cool.
- Peel and segment the 2 oranges. Combine with the bulghur, cos and parsley. Drizzle with the dressing and serve.