Bulgur & broad bean salad with zesty dressing

A light salad with plenty of green vegetables, a chilli lime dressing, fresh mint and grains to pack into a lunchbox

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 1
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 443
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 62g
  • sugars 16g
  • fibre 11g
  • protein 17g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 50g bulghar wheat
  • 85g frozen broad beans, defrosted and podded, if you like
  • 6 sugar snap peas, halved lengthways
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • small handful mint leaves
  • zest and juice 1 lime
  • ½ small red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp clear honey


  1. Cook the bulghar wheat following pack instructions, adding the broad beans for the final 2 mins. Cool under cold running water, drain well, then toss with the sugar snap peas, radishes and red onion.

  2. Whisk together the dressing ingredients with some seasoning and toss through the salad. Scatter with the mint leaves.

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