INGREDIENTS to serve 4 people :-
110 g (4 oz) bulgar or cracked wheat
570 ml ( 1 pt) cold water
1 small red onion
110 g (4 oz) tomatoes
110 g (4 oz) cucumber
50 g (2 oz) black olives - stoned
50 g (2 oz) fresh coriander and parsley
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 ripe avocado - diced
salt & pepper to taste
Place the cracked wheat in a large bowl and completely cover with cold water.
Leave to soak for 20 - 30 minutes depending on the age of the cereal.
Finely chop the onion, tomatoes, cucumber, black olives, coriander, and parsley.
Place a clean tea towel into a sieve and drain the soaked cereal into it over a sink.
Draw the tea towel together and wring out the excess water until the cereal is dry.
Place the dry cereal into a dry bowl.
Mix in the chopped vegetables, herbs, olive oil, lemon juice, and diced avocado.
When thoroughly combined and seasoned to taste, place in a serving dish.