Cooking with Grains: Bulgur with fruit and pistachios
Yield: 4-6 servings
1 cup uncooked bulgur
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced nectarines (or fruit of choice)
1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped pistachios ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Method of Preparation
1. Combine the bulgur wheat with the cup of water in a bowl and allow stand for one hour. After the hour mark, pour off any excess water. Using a fork, gently fluff the bulgur.
2. Place the fruit, onions, parsley, and dill into the bowl.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and vinegar and pour over salad.
4. Toss lightly and garnish with pistachios.
5. Add pepper as needed.