Sunday, 23 November 2014

Minty Bulgar with Tuna and Lemon

This looks like a really simple salad but it turned out to be unexpectedly really tasty. Few ingredients but the tuna really works in this and brings out the flavour of everything else.

inty Bulgar with Tuna and Lemon
(Serves 4-6)

300g bulgar wheat
2 200 g tins of tuna in water, drained and flaked
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 red bell or pointed pepper, diced
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
handful of fresh mint leaves, chopped
1 lemon zest and juice

Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook according to packet instructions. Stir in the lemon zest and onion while still hot.

Then add the tuna, lemon juice, olive oil, mint and red pepper. Stir well, season to taste with salt and pepper. Leave to cool and pack into a lunchbox.

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