1 cup coarse bulgur
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 bunch scallions, ﬁnely chopped
2 large garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup ﬁnely chopped ﬂat-leaf parsley, or a combination of parsley and dill
2 tablespoons ﬁnely chopped fresh mint
Juice of 1 lemon
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- Prepare bulgur according to package instructions.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the scallions and cook, stirring, until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes.
- Stir in the garlic and continue to cook until fragrant, 30 seconds to 1 minute, then remove from heat.
- In a large bowl, combine the warm garlic and scallion mixture with the cooked bulgur and chickpeas.
- Add the parsley, mint, lemon juice, and the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil and toss together.
- Taste and adjust the salt and pepper. Serve hot or at room temperature.
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