Bulgar Salad: Light, Good Carbs

Looking for a quick, delicious and colorful "pick-me-up" for pre or post training? Here's the perfect salad to enjoy any time of the day for a carb-boost. This is also a great option for athletes controlling their diabetes, because it doesn't spike blood sugar levels dangerously!


• 1 cup of uncooked bulgur • 1 cup of boiling water • 1 ½ cup of chopped tomatoes • 1 ½ cup of chopped cucumbers • 1 ½ cup of chickpeas • 1 ½ cup of edamame beans • 1 whole pomegranate, seeded • 1 cup chopped parsley • Half cup chopped onions • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint • 1 lemon, squeezed • 1 tbs of olive oil


Combine the uncooked bulgur and the cup of boiling water in a medium bowl, cover, and let soak for 30 minutes or until it is tender. Cool to room temperature.

In a different bowl, mix remaining ingredients together. Add salt, pepper, olive oil and squeezed lemon juice then mix them together.

In a bigger bowl, mix the bulgur in the rest of the ingredients, add in some chopped parsley and mint, mix, and enjoy!

𝑵𝒖𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒂𝒍 𝒗𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒆𝒔 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒔𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒍𝒆 𝒔𝒆𝒓𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 (1 bowl):

465 Kcal / Carbohydrates: 71g / Proteins: 27g / Fats: 8g / Fibers: 8g

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