Bulgur, cashew nut and vegetable salad

Salade de boulgour
Try out this recipe created especially for professional cyclists: an ideal evening meal for building up their strength the night before a sports event.

Ingredients for 4 persons
  • 100g of dry bulgur
  • 40g of cashew nuts
  • 30g of tomatoes
  • 20g of fennel
  • 30g of dried raisins
  • 25g of pine nuts
  • 10g of olive oil
  • 10g of rapeseed oil
  • 20g of fresh white onions
  • 40g of black olives
  • 8g of fresh lemon juice
  • 3g of fresh mint
  • 2g of fresh parsley
  1. Cook the bulgur in boiling salted water for 10 minutes. Use cold water to stop cooking
  2. Cut white onions finely
  3. Finely chop the mint and parsley
  4. Mix the cashew nuts, dried raisins, pitted black olives, lemon juice, olive oil, rapeseed oil and salt
  5. Add bulgur, tomatoes and finely chopped fennel to mixture
  6. Roast the pine nuts
  7. Sprinkle over the salad

During the 2020 and 2021 sports seasons, Elior chefs will be cooking meals for the professional racing cyclists of the Total Direct Energie team. These recipes are designed to meet the very strict nutritional criteria to boost the champions’ performance for each leg of the race.


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