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About this recipe
If you’re a fan of Greek cuisine but also happen to be vegan, you might feel like you’re missing out on some of the most delicious dishes. But fear not! This vegan recipe is inspired by traditional Greek flavors and will satisfy even the most demanding taste buds.
It’s a perfect recipe for summer days, when you crave something light and refreshing but also filling and nutritious. You can enjoy it as a main dish or as an appetizer, and it will work great either way.
The recipe: Greek Vegan Delight
- 1/2 cup bulgur wheat
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup cucumber, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved
- 1/4 cup capers
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 2 pita breads, cut into wedges (optional)
- Place the bulgur wheat in a large bowl and pour the boiling water over it. Cover with a plate and let sit for about 20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.
- Once the bulgur is ready, add the parsley, mint, dill, red onion, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, and capers. Mix well.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Add the dressing to the bowl with the bulgur and vegetables. Toss to combine.
- Optional: Preheat the oven to 375°F. Arrange the pita wedges on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, or until golden and crispy. Serve with the Greek vegan delight.
Thank you for checking out this recipe! If you’re a fan of Greek cuisine or just looking for a refreshing vegan dish, I hope you’ll give it a try. Feel free to adjust the ingredients to your liking – that’s the beauty of cooking. And if you have any feedback or suggestions, I’d love to hear them!