Bulgur Salad With Cashews, Oranges And Fresh Herbs Recipe Video

Camilla Saulsbury prepares an incredibly delicious main dish: Bulgur Salad with Oranges, Cashews Fresh Herbs.

Summary

Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy
Servings4Cuisine
CourseTaste
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient,

Ingredients

 Coarse bulgur1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Fresh orange juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Fresh lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Honey2 Tablespoon
 Ground cumin1 Tablespoon
 Dijon mustard1 Tablespoon
 Orange zest1 Tablespoon, grated
 Ground cinnamon1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Olive oil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Green onions4 , chopped
 Fresh mint leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Fresh cilantro leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Canned mandarin oranges15 Ounce, packed in juice, drained
 Roasted salted cashew1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 755 Calories from Fat 258

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45.2%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 818.4 mg34.1%

Total Carbohydrates 117 g39.1%

Dietary Fiber 21.7 g86.7%

Sugars 31.7 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A 41.6% Vitamin C 91.3%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 32.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a bowl combine bulgur and water. Let bulgur soak, uncovered, until softened, 20 to 25 minutes.

In a large bowl whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, honey, cumin, mustard, orange zest, cinnamon, salt, pepper, and oil until emulsified; season with additional salt & pepper to taste. Drain bulgur in a sieve and press out any excess water. Add bulgur, raisins, green onions, mint, cilantro, and oranges to dressing and toss well. Chill until ready to serve. Just before serving, stir in cashews. Makes 8 servings.

Editors Review

Flecked with fresh herbs, oranges and cashews, this easy-to-make, make-ahead dainty salad helps fight belly fat and makes for a perfect addition to your weeknight dinner. Camilla Saulsbury shares her favorite bulgur recipe with us in the video here. Using the freshest of ingredients, she tosses up a salad that is likely to linger on your taste buds for long.

Comments

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foodpsychologist says :

This Bulgar Salad with fresh fruit is truly refreshing. A great dish for the coming summer months
Posted on: 19 February 2010 - 8:22am
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Anonymous says :

Great salad! made it for a pot luck, so easy and tasted wonderful and fresh!
Posted on: 16 February 2010 - 7:57am
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