Herby tomato, avocado and bulgur wheat salad recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 356 calories / serving
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Let the tomatoes do the talking in this vibrant salad packed with two varieties of the season's finest. Amber tomatoes lend fruity flavour, whilst rosso tomatoes are aromatic and well-rounded. With hearty bulgur wheat and plenty of fresh herbs this easy salad recipe is sure to please.

Put the bulgur wheat in a pan with the stock cube and cook following the pack instructions. Drain and set aside to cool a little.

Meanwhile, make the dressing. In a small jug or bowl, whisk the light soy sauce, half the lime juice, fish sauce (or soy sauce), vinegar and honey with 1 tbsp water. Season with freshly cracked black pepper. Set aside until needed.

Put the avocado in a bowl and pour over the remaining lime juice. Tip the bulgur wheat onto a serving platter, then top with the cucumber, lime zest, radishes, parsley, avocado, torn basil and cress. Add the tomatoes, then drizzle over the dressing and scatter over the whole basil leaves.

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  • Ingredients

  • 240g (8oz) bulgur wheat, rinsed
  • 1 vegetable or chicken stock cube
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into half moons
  • 75g (3oz) radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 x 31g pack fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 x 31g pack fresh basil, leaves only, half torn, half left whole
  • 1 cress punnet, trimmed
  • 2 x 425g packs amber and rosso vine-ripened tomatoes, halved
  • For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce (or more light soy sauce)
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
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  • Energy 1493kj 356kcal 18%
  • Fat 10g 14%
  • Saturates 2.1g 11%
  • Sugars 12.9g 14%
  • Salt 1.9g 32%

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Carbohydrate 59.8g Protein 11g Fibre 7.6g

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