Fast Recipes

Turkish cracked wheat salad

This salad is supremely versatile: serve it with roasted lamb shoulder or grilled vegetables, or perhaps with flatbread alongside our Hwayej-spiced chicken.
Turkish cracked wheat saladBen Dearnley

Kisir, a Turkish salad based on burghul, is quick to prepare and goes well with just about any protein. If you’re serving this salad on its own, add some chickpeas to make it more substantial. It keeps well, too, so make double and you’ll have another meal ready to go.


Roasted capsicum dressing


1.Cook burghul in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender (6-8 minutes). Drain.
2.For roasted capsicum dressing, place ingredients in a blender, season to taste and blend until well combined.
3.Transfer burghul to a serving dish and toss with onion and herbs, season to taste and drizzle with dressing to serve.

Roasted capsicum is available from delicatessens or supermarkets.


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