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Chicken Swiss and Vegetable Bulgur Salad

Chicken Swiss and Vegetable Bulgur Salad

An easy and hearty salad that makes the perfect meal.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author DairyGoodness.ca

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup  175 mL coarse bulgur (I used red bulgur)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups  375 mL water
  • stalks celery sliced
  • large tomato chopped
  • 1/2  English cucumber chopped
  • 1/2 cup  125 mL finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 cup  375 mL chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 4 oz  125 g cubed Swiss or washed-rind cheese
  • 2 tsp  10 mL grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup  60 mL freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tbsp  30 mL wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp  15 mL olive oil
  • 2 tsp  10 mL Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Pepper

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, combine bulgur, 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt and water and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat, cover and let soak for 15 minutes. Drain and place in a large bowl. Let cool to room temperature.
  2. Add celery, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, chicken and cheese to bulgur.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together orange zest, orange juice, vinegar, oil, mustard and pepper. Pour over bulgur mixture and toss to coat. Season with up to 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt.