Vegan bulgur salad



The recipes with bulgur are perfect for summer, just like our vegan bulgur salad, which will delight you with its lightness. A complete single dish, really easy to prepare. Instead of the classic rice salad, we chose bulgur as a base, a wholemeal cereal with golden and tasty grains. We enriched it with tofu, first marinated and then grilled, and grilled aubergines, chilli and a few basil leaves for a touch of freshness. A vegan and vegetarian recipe, perfect for a light lunch, to be enjoyed at home, but also comfortably in the office or during a trip. The vegan bulgur salad is a really tasty recipe, perfect for those who follow a diet without animal proteins, and more!


Bulgur 0.5 lb (200 g)
Eggplant 1.5 lbs (700 g)
Tofu 6 oz (180 g)
Garlic 1 clove
Fresh chili pepper 1
Basil 6 leaves
Oregano to taste
Extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp
Fine salt to taste

How to prepare Vegan bulgur salad

Bring lightly salted water to a boil and cook the bulgur 1. It will take about 7 minutes, but times may vary depending on the type of bulgur. Meanwhile, peel a clove of garlic and mash it. Dab the tofu with absorbent paper 2 and put it to marinate in a bowl with the garlic; add half the chopped chilli pepper 3.

Also add a tablespoon of oil 4, turn it well 5 and let it marinate. When the bulgur is cooked, drain it and transfer it to a bowl 6.

Let it cool 7 and in the meantime take care of the eggplants. Trim them 8 and cut them into thick slices 9.

Grill the eggplants on a hot grill 10, cooking them for a few minutes on each side over medium heat. Turn them 11 and finish cooking. Season with salt, oregano and a little oil 12.

Now grill the tofu stick on all sides, it will take a few minutes 13. When it is well grilled, transfer it to a cutting board and cut it into cubes 14. Then cut the eggplants in small pieces 15.

Take back the bowl with the bulgur and add: tofu 16, eggplant 17 and the other half of the sliced chili 18.

Also chop the basil leaves inside 19 and season with a tablespoon of oil 20. Mix well and serve your vegan bulgur salad 21.


The vegan bulgur salad is also excellent in the following days. Keep it in the refrigerator, in an airtight container, for 2-3 days.


To give an extra touch of freshness to the dish, you can add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to the hot bulgur.