Here's a recipe that we make throughout the summer. It is very healthy and my children really like it.
2 cups of fine bulgur
2 cups of hot water
1 and 1/2 tbsp tomato paste
1/2 cup olive oil
juice of 1 small lemon
2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 bunch green onions,finely chopped
1 bunch parsley, finely chopped (do not use flakes)
2 cucumbers, finely chopped
3 tomatoes chopped in bite size pieces
Romaine lettuce leaves
-Put tomato paste in a large bowl and melt with the boiling hot water.
-Add bulgur and 1 tsp salt into this mix.
-Stir and cover with a cloth.
-Let it soak the hot water for 10 minutes. Fluff bulgur with a fork.
-Add next four ingredients. Mix well. Add spring onions, cucumber, and parsley. Mix gently.
-Top with tomatoes.
-Serve the kısır on a bed of lettuce leaves.
If you make it, feel free to email your pics to me and I will post on the blog.
one step at a time...
PS. Christy just sent in a yummy picture. She said this recipe was a winner in her home and she'll make it again. Thanks for sharing, Christy!