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Freekeh Char Grilled Veg Salad

Freekeh Salad

Healthy Freekeh Salad with Char Grilled Summer Vegetables and an oil free orange blossom dressing.
Course Main
Prep Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy


  • 1 cup freekeh
  • 1 capsicum - sliced into rounds small
  • 1 zucchini - sliced into rounds small
  • 1 eggplant - sliced into rounds small
  • 250 grams tomatoes - halved
  • feta cheese to serve


  • 1/2 tablespoon orange blossom water
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 lemon - juice and zest


  1. Soak 1 cup of freekeh in water for 1 hour, or overnight if you have time, drain and rinse
  2. Add 2 and 1/2 cups of water to a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the soaked freekeh and cook for approximately 15 minutes until the water has been absorbed
  3. Drain any remaining water and scoop the freekeh onto a serving plate
  4. Heat a griddle pan and grill the vegetables until all are done and nicely charred
  5. Allow the vegetables to cool and then add them to the freekeh
  6. Add cubes of feta
  7. Combine the ingredients for the dressing and drizzle over the salad to serve

Recipe Notes

The time to soak the freekeh is included in the preparation time of this recipe.