Recipes and Cooking Orzo and Bulgur Salad 3.0 (1) This healthy salad features grains, vegetables, and a touch of fruit. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 30 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Stand Time: 45 mins Total Time: 5 hrs 15 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup bulgur 1 cup orzo ½ cup finely chopped celery ½ cup shredded carrot ½ cup chopped, seeded cucumber ½ cup dried cranberries ⅓ cup olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ½ cup coarsely snipped fresh parsley 2 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dry mustard ½ teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup chopped green onions ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese Directions Place bulgur in a 2-cup glass measure; set aside. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain orzo, reserving cooking water. Pour enough of the hot cooking water into the glass measure with the bulgur to equal 2 cups. Let bulgur stand for 45 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed. In a large bowl combine cooked orzo, celery, carrot, cucumber, and cranberries. Add the bulgur; set aside. In a medium bowl whisk together olive oil, vinegar, parsley, shallot, sugar, salt, mustard, fennel seeds, and pepper. Add to bulgur mixture; toss well to combine. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Stir before serving. Top with green onions and feta cheese. Makes 10 to 12 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 217 Calories 9g Fat 31g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 217 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 288mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 31g 11% Total Sugars 2g Protein 5g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 168mg 4% Folate, total 56.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.