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Artichoke & Orange Bulgar

Artichoke & Orange Bulgar

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Prep Time

30 min



The delicious warm red onion, butter bean and bulgur wheat salad is combined with zingy orange and dried cranberries to create a fusion of Middle East and Mediterranean cuisine.

Prep Time

30 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
1 tin of artichoke hearts
1 orange
1 red onion
75g Bulgur wheat †
30g dried cranberries
Pumpkin Seeds
30g pumpkin seeds
2 celery sticks †
10g fresh thyme
1 vegetable stock cube †
1 tin of butterbeans
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • Can of artichoke hearts
  • 1 orange
  • 1 red onion
  • 75g bulgur wheat<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag of dried cranberries (30g)
  • 1 bag of pumpkin seeds (30g)
  • 1 celery stick<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 10g thyme
  • vegetable stock pot<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 can of butter beans (400g)
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 469 kJ
112 kcal
2129 kJ
507 kcal
of which saturates
2.3 g
0.5 g
10.2 g
2.3 g
of which sugars
17.2 g
4.4 g
78.2 g
19.9 g
Fibre 5.4 g 24.7 g
Protein 4.7 g 21.2 g
Salt 0.73 g 3.33 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
Can of artichoke hearts
Artichoke hearts, water, salt, citric acid
1 orange
1 red onion
red onion
75g bulgur wheat
bulgur (gluten)
1 bag of dried cranberries (30g)
cranberries, sugar, sunflower oil
1 bag of pumpkin seeds (30g)
pumpkin seeds
1 celery stick
10g thyme
vegetable stock pot
water, carrots, leek, red bell pepper, celeriac (43%), glucose syrup, salt, yeast extract, palm fat, sugar, potassium chloride, parsley, vegetable juice concentrate (celery, carrots, leek, onions 09%), spices (celery seeds, lovage root, nutmeg, pepper) gelling agents: (xanthan gum, locust bean gum), flavourings, caramel syrup, maltodextrin
1 can of butter beans (400g)
butter beans, water, salt, ascorbic acid
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Drain the artichokes and pat dry

Place the artichokes on an oven-proof tray, coat well with 1-2 tbsp olive oil and sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds

Put in the oven for 15 min or until brown


Boil a kettle

Add the bulgar wheat, stock cube(s) and cranberries to a pot, add 135ml (270ml) of boiling water, cover with a lid and place on a medium-low heat

Simmer for 5 min or until almost all the water is absorbed

Remove from the heat and allow to rest with the lid on for 10 min or until all the water has been absorbed


Meanwhile, peel and dice the onion(s) finely

Remove the thyme's leaves and discard the stems

Grate the zest of the orange(s) and slice the celery (approx. 1cm)


Add 1-2 tbsp of olive oil to a large pan on a medium heat

Once the oil is hot, add the onion, thyme and orange zest and cook for 5 min or until the onion is soft

Cut the orange(s) in half


Add the celery to the pan

Cook for 3 min or until the celery is warm through, stirring constantly

Check the artichokes and remove from the oven if the pumpkin seeds are beginning to burn


Meanwhile, drain and rinse the butter beans

Add the butter beans to the pan

Cook for 2 min or until the beans are warm through, stirring occasionally


Squeeze the juice of the orange(s) over the pan and mix well

Season to your taste with salt and pepper

Remove the artichokes from the oven if you haven't already


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