Terry's Bulgur Wheat Salad


  • 100gm Bulgur wheat (quinoa can be used as an alternative)
  • 75gm unsalted shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 large avocado – chopped
  • 2 spring onions – finely chopped
  • 100g Halloumi or Feta Cheese in cubes
  • Bunch of coriander – chopped
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • mer the Bulgur in 200ml of boiling water with a tea spoon of salt until all absorbed – usually takes 10 to 15 minutes At the same time, bake the pistachios on a tray in a preheated oven at 200 C for 6 minutes – then let slightly cool
  • Stir the pistachios, avocado, spring onion, cheese and chopped coriander into the bulgur. Add in the olive oil and lime juice. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Can be served slightly warm or cold. Natural yoghurt can also be added if you like it.
  • As with all salad recipes the beauty is that you can chop and change ingredients to fit your tastes (or what you have in your fridge)!
  • Top tip: This is a great one to prepare in bulk and use for lunches during the working week.