Mediterranean Bulgur Salad


– 1 cup coarse bulgur

– 2 cups boiling water

– 1 cucumber, diced

– 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

– 1/2 red onion, finely chopped

– 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, sliced

– 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

– 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

– 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped


For the dressing:

– 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

– 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

– 1 clove garlic, minced

– 1 teaspoon dried oregano

– Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Place the bulgur in a bowl and pour the boiling water over it. Cover and let it sit for about 20 minutes or until the bulgur has absorbed the water and becomes tender.


  1. Fluff the cooked bulgur with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the cooled bulgur, diced cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, parsley, and mint.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.


  1. Pour the dressing over the bulgur mixture and toss gently to coat everything evenly.


  1. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.


  1. Serve the Mediterranean Bulgur Salad on its own or as a side dish. It’s a refreshing and satisfying option for a light lunch or dinner. Enjoy!
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