Blueberry and Feta Bulgur Salad with Mint Dressing

Blueberry and Feta Bulgur Salad with Mint Dressing
Recipe type: Salad
A tasty summer grain salad.
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup cracked bulgur wheat
  • ¾ cup mint leaves
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ⅝ teaspoon kosher salt (or try using lite salt to decrease sodium content)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1½ cups diced English cucumber
  • 1¼ cups blueberries
  • ¾ cup thinly vertically sliced red onion, soaked in cold water for 10 minutes, and drained
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about ½ cup)
  1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan.
  2. Combine the boiling water and bulgur in a mixing bowl. Let mixture stand, covered, 25 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  3. Place the mint, oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a blender; process until pureed.
  4. Use a fork to fluff the bulgur. Add the dressing, cucumber, blue¬berries, onion, and feta to the grains; toss to combine.


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