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Nut And Herb Bulgur

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1 small red pepper, seeded and sliced
1 small onion, peeled and chopped
60g/2oz/ cup hazelnuts, roughly chopped
30g/1oz/ cup pinenuts
15ml/1 tablespoon oil
120g/4oz cucumber, diced
15ml/1 tablespoon chopped coriander
15ml/1 tablespoon chopped mint
30ml/2 tablespoons chopped parsley
430ml/ pint/1 cups hot chicken or vegetable stock
225g/8oz/1 cups bulgur wheat


Serves: 4


Put the pepper, onions, nuts and oil into a large bowl, cover and cook on HIGH for 3 minutes. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on HIGH for 10 minutes or until all the moisture has been absorbed.

Leave to stand for 5 minutes and fluff up with a fork before serving. Serve hot or cold as an alternative to rice. 

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Microwave cooking time: 13 minutes plus 5 minutes standing time

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