Summer Salad with Hearts of Palm

Summer Salad 1 cup Bulgur wheat or Quinoa 1 tsp. Salt (optional) 2 cups Boiling water 1 each Lemon 1 each Bell pepper, cored and thinly sliced 1 can Native Forest® Hearts of Palm (cut into 1½ inch pieces) 1 can Chickpeas, rinsed 1 pint Cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1/4 cup Chopped fresh basil or parsley 1 Tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 tsp. Ground black pepper
  • Put bulgur (or quinoa) and salt (if desired) in a medium bowl.
  • Add boiling water, cover and let soak 20 minutes until tender; drain if necessary.
  • Add 2 tsp. grated lemon peel and 3 Tbsp. lemon juice.
  • Add vegetables, chickpeas and Hearts of Palm to soaked bulgur.
  • Stir well.
  • In a jar/bowl mix olive oil with basil (or parsley) and black pepper.
  • Pour over bulgur mix and stir gently.
  • Refrigerate 1/2 hour and serve.
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