Bulgur, lentil and feta salad

Guess what?! As of tomorrow, I am done exams and going home for a wonderful 4 months of summer! Goodbye textbooks, hello beaches, barbecues, and popsicles!

Unfortunately I still have 2 exams between now and noon tomorrow. Then I have to pack up my car and get home in time for dinner. I’m hoping I can talk my parents into going out for sushi to celebrate!

Since I really should be studying right now, I’m going to make this a quick post about a this bulgur, lentil, and feta salad I made last week and totally forgot to post about. I was craving a fresh summery salad with beans and herbs, so I started with a can of lentils I had to use up, added a little Mediterranean inspiration, and came up with this:

Bulgur, lentil, and feta salad

Bulgur, Lentil and Feta SaladVegetarian

Serves 2-3 as a main meal

1 cup of uncooked bulgar
1 can of lentils (540 ml)
1 pint of cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/2 a cucumber, sliced and quartered
2 green onions, sliced
1 cup of fresh parsley
1/2 cup of feta cheese
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
1 clove of garlic, crushed

Cook the bulgur ahead of time according to the package directions and give it enough time to cool. In a bowl, combine the lentils, tomatoes, cucumber, green onion, parsley and feta cheese. In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and garlic. Add the dressing and cooled bulgur to the salad and combine.

Bulgur, lentil, and feta salad

This was so light and fresh! I have a feeling I’m going to be making a lot of grain and bean salads this summer.

Okay I’m off to study. Next time I post I’ll be done exams. Hurray!


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16 Responses to Bulgur, lentil and feta salad

  1. Good luck on your exams!!! It's the final stretch!! Loving the salad :D

  2. AHH how exciting :) I love how you mentioned popsicles ha ha! I finished exams today, how great it feels! You only have one day to go… GOODLUCK GIRL xx

  3. As excited as I am to be in Australia… I am a wee bit jealous that you are going home for summer!! Good luck on those last two exams! xoxo

  4. good luck – you'll do it!

  5. What a fantastic looking salad!!! I am definitely going to have to make that grain one sometime soon. I could not be more jealous of you right now, I still have 3 weeks left and lots more than 2 exams to do :-/Good luck on your tests!

  6. Good luck and kick butt! And your recipes always look amazing. This looks delicious, fresh, and clean…love it!

  7. Wow! You get out of school SOO early! I usually hear of universities getting out in May!

  8. Congrats on *almost* being done with classes!! I'm sending good luck vibes your way for your exams tomorrow! I have two weeks left, and tons of work to accomplish before then…Eep! Blog reading is such a great way to procrastinate! Hehe. I tell people it relieves stress. :-)Your salad looks delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe! <3

  9. That's so exciting! That feeling of literally being able to taste summer was the best! I agree- you deserve to be taken out for sushi :)

  10. Your Mediterranean salad looks fantastic, and you're almost done!! Woo! Good luck on the last two exams!

  11. I've never had bulgar before but i have heard so much about it! I will definitely have to give this a try! Thanks

  12. Congrats on being almost done and good luck!! That salad looks amazing by the way!

  13. I hope the finals went well! I've enjoyed reading your blog for some time, but never commented before. I love your clean lay-out and simple pictures, as well as your occasional posts on nutrition topics :)

  14. I love bulgur, and this salad looks like an amazing way to use it! Good luck with exams!

  15. hope the exams went well :Dthe bulgar wheat dish looks gorgeous- this is the thing about bloggers- i wanna try EVERYTHING i see. i've got a list as long as my arm!this is being pushed up the list though :)x

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