Spiced bulgur wheat with roasted peppers

This filling vegetarian salad has the spicy flavours of cumin and warming cinnamon

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:4 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 364
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 55g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 11g
  • salt 1.58g


  • 200g bulghar wheat
  • 250ml hot vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp Morroccan spice mix, or large pinch each ground cumin and ground cinnamon
  • zest 1 lemon, juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 210g jar roasted peppers, drained and torn into shreds
  • small bunch coriander, leaves only


  1. In a large microwave proof bowl, cover bulghar wheat with stock. Cover with cling film and microwave on High for 4 mins. Set aside, covered; it will absorb the stock within another 5 mins. Make a dressing with spice mix, lemon zest and juice and olive oil, then season to taste. Add the onion, chickpeas, peppers and coriander, toss through the cooked bulghar wheat and serve warm or cold.

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