Chickpea Bulgur Dressing

This is a bit of a hybrid between Hummus and Tabbouleh. It can be eaten alone or added as a condiment to veggie burgers or atop a salad of romaine greens. It is fairly quick to come together, working the chickpeas and other ingredients while the bulgur cooks. It also holds in the fridge well for a week (although, it never gets that far in our house). The recipe can easily be doubled and serves as a good protein and healthy carb rich snack, easy lunch, and a go-to for dinner after a long day.

Veggie Burger w/ Chickpea-Bulgur dressing, Avocado, and Pea Shoots
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup Bulgur wheat
  • 1/2 - 3/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Can Organic Chickpeas rinsed and chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Red onion Finely diced
  • 1/4 Cup Red pepper Finely diced
  • 2 Clove Garlic Finely minced
  • 1/2 Cup Parsley finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Fresh mint Finely chopped
  • 218
  • 2 Tablespoon Sesame Tahini
  • 2-3 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Braggs liquid amino acids
  • 1-2 Lemons - Juiced
  • pinch Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • To assemble veggie burger:
  • favorite veggie burgers
  • chickpea bulgur dressing
  • avocado, sliced
  • pea shoots
  • 1/2 lemon
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, add water and bulgur. Over low heat, cook until most of the water has evaporated and bulgur is cooked through, about 20minutes. You may need a few tablespoons more to fiinish cooking. Once done, allow bulgur to cool.
  2. While bulgur is cooking, prepare other ingredients. In a mixing bowl, combine chickpeas, onion, pepper, garlic, parley and mint. Add tahini, olive oil, aminos, lemon juice, and pepper. Season with salt last as, the aminos provides salt.
  3. Once bulgur has cooled slightly, add to te rest of the ingredients. Combine well. Adjust seasoning/dressing if necessary.
  4. Grill veggie burger. Spoon chickpea bulgur dressing on top. Slice avocadoon top and finish with pea sprouts tossed in a little lemon juice, evoo,salt and pepper.
  5. Enjoy!
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