Freekeh Salad

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

While we are used to preparing freekeh as a main dish with chicken and meat, what do you think, about trying a new recipe for freekeh as a salad dish without any meat?

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time40 mins

 1 cup freekeh
 1 cucumber, cut into small cubes
 2 tomatoes, cut into small cubes
 2 cups water
 1/4 cup fresh basil
 juice of 1 lemon
 1 teaspoon olive oil
 Salt and Pepper, to taste

1

Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

2

Add freekeh and toast (stirring the grain while you toast) until nutty and fragrant, approx. 2 -3 minutes.

3

Add 2 cups water and salt and bring to a boil.

4

Reduce heat to low, cover with a lid, and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until water has been absorbed. Remove from heat and uncover, allowing the freekeh to soak up any remaining liquid for 5-10 minutes.

5

While your freekeh cooks, chop your veggies.

6

In a large bowl, combine freekeh and veggies. Season with salt and pepper and add olive oil to taste.

7

Serve right away or let sit for up to 1 hour before serving.

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Ingredients

 1 cup freekeh
 1 cucumber, cut into small cubes
 2 tomatoes, cut into small cubes
 2 cups water
 1/4 cup fresh basil
 juice of 1 lemon
 1 teaspoon olive oil
 Salt and Pepper, to taste

Directions

1

Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

2

Add freekeh and toast (stirring the grain while you toast) until nutty and fragrant, approx. 2 -3 minutes.

3

Add 2 cups water and salt and bring to a boil.

4

Reduce heat to low, cover with a lid, and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until water has been absorbed. Remove from heat and uncover, allowing the freekeh to soak up any remaining liquid for 5-10 minutes.

5

While your freekeh cooks, chop your veggies.

6

In a large bowl, combine freekeh and veggies. Season with salt and pepper and add olive oil to taste.

7

Serve right away or let sit for up to 1 hour before serving.

Freekeh Salad

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