Serves: 4 as part of a main meal
  • 100g bulgar wheat/maftoul/cous cous
  • 2 large bunches parsley, stalks removed
  • 3 spring onions
  • 4 sprigs of mint, stalks removed
  • 6 large vine tomatoes, seeds removed
  • 1 small pomegranate
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sumac
  1. Cook the bulgar wheat/maftoul/cous cous using the directions on the packet.
  2. Finely chop the parsley, spring onions, mint and tomatoes. Toss together in a large bowl
  3. Cut the pomegranate in to quarters and deseed, being careful to remove any white pith.
  4. Mix the pomegranate seeds in to the salad.
  5. Combine the lemon juice, olive oil and sumac, drizzle over the salad
  6. Once the bulgar/maftoul/cous cous is cooled, fluff with a fork to separate the grains and mix through the rest of the ingredients.
Recipe by A Life of Geekery at