Warm Bulgur and Lentil Salad With Shrimp

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour
  • 2 servings

This warm lentil salad is a safe bet when you’re in the mood for something light, yet satisfying and savory. To top things up, we’ve upgraded it with some roasted shrimp on top. It’s a simple touch, but quite effective because the ingredients go together very well in the recipe.

Ingredients Needed for Warm Bulgur and Lentil Salad With Shrimp

2 teaspoons of vegetable oil
5 ounces of shrimp
salt
pepper
1 small onion, chopped
1 ½ cups of vegetable stock
1 cup water
½ cup red lentil
½ cup bulgur
1 roasted red bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

How to Cook Warm Bulgur and Lentil Salad With Shrimp

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F/200 degrees C.
  2. Lay the shrimp in a baking tray and drizzle 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil over them.
  3. Slide the tray into the oven for the next 8 minutes.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Add the onion and cook it until translucent.
  6. Pour the vegetable stock and water.
  7. Bring to a boil and add the red lentil and bulgur.
  8. Cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
  9. Drain the grains and add them in a large bowl.
  10. Add the bell pepper, vinegar, and season with salt.
  11. Top the grains with the roasted shrimp.

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