1 cup of freekeh
1 teaspoon of salt (optional)
2 cups of parsley, finely chopped
2 cucumbers, deseeded & finely diced
2 tomatoes, deseeded & finely diced
2-3 tablespoons of olive oil
juice of half a lemon
salt & pepper to taste
Say good-bye to boring salads and try this delicious fresh salad instead.
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Hints and Tips
Depending on the juiciness of the lemon you may need to add more or less lemon juice.
Place the freekeh in a pot and cover with 3 cups of cold water along with the salt (if using). Once boiling, cover & turn down to a low heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
Whilst the freekeh is cooking place the chop the parlsey, cucumbers and tomatoes and place in a serving bowl.
Once freekeh is cooked, remove pot from stove, strain & rinse under cold water and allow to cool.
Place the cool freekeh in the serving bowl with the parsley, cucumber & tomaotes and mix thoroughly and add the extra virgin olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper mix again & chill before serving.