• 1 8-ounce package cracked freekeh

  • 2 1/2 cups water or vegetable broth

  • 2 cups flat-leaf parsley

  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped

  • grape tomatoes, diced

  • 1/2 cup seedless cucumber, diced

  • 3-4 T. fresh lemon juice

  • 3-4 garlic cloves, diced

  • Salt & pepper to taste

  • Extra virgin olive oil


  1. Pour water or broth and the freekeh in a saucepan and bring to a boil, cooking for 1 minute. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 25 minutes until the freekeh is tender. Once cooked, remove from heat and set aside to cool.

  2. Dice the tomatoes, cucumbers, and garlic. Add all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.