Warm Bulgur & Lentil Salad – Lentils.org

Warm Bulgur & Lentil Salad

  By lentilsorg  ,

October 27, 2015

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  • Prep: 10 Minutes
  • Cook: 10 Minutes
  • 10 Minutes

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  • Yields: 6


  1. Whisk dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Place dry bulgur and salt in a small saucepan and pour boiling water over top, stir once and cover with a lid for 8 minutes. Once ready, fluff the cooked bulgur with a fork and combine with remaining salad ingredients.
  3. Toss dressing into salad and season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice. Garnish with toasted hazelnuts and serve immediately.

Quick Tip: This recipe is a sponge for flavour - the longer it sits, the more it absorbs. Make ahead and enjoy chilled or warm.



1 lemon, zest and juice

1 ½ tsp (7 mL) grated fresh ginger

½ tsp (2 mL) Dijon mustard

2 tsp (10 mL) honey

dash, salt and ground black pepper


¾ cup (175 mL) dry fine bulgur wheat

¼ tsp (1 mL) salt

1 1/2 cups (375 mL) boiling water

1 1/4 cups (310 mL) cooked green lentils

1 cup (250 mL) finely sliced celery

1 cup (250 mL) finely sliced red bell pepper

¾ cup (175 mL) dried cranberries

3 green onions, finely sliced

2/3 cup (150 mL) flaked hazelnuts, toasted (reserve some for garnish)


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size3/4 cup (175 mL)
Sodium230 mg
Potassium406 mg
Protein7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sugar16 g
Total Fat8 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Total Carbohydrates34 g
Dietary Fiber8 g