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The Jennifer Aniston Salad in a large white bowl with salad tongs

Famous Jennifer Aniston Salad Recipe

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Jennifer Aniston called this her “perfect salad” and it’s been going viral ever since. Worth the hype.


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  • 1 cup uncooked bulgur wheat
  • 3 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shelled pistachios, chopped
  • 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the bulger wheat and broth or water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  2. Add the cucumber, chickpeas, onion, parsley, mint leaves, pistachios, and feta cheese to the large bowl with the bulgur wheat. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine.
  3. Add the lemon juice and olive oil and toss again so everything is evenly coated in the dressing.
  4.  You may serve immediately or allow to chill in the refrigerator for several hours before
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: salad recipe
  • Method: meal prep
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
  • Calories: 375
  • Sugar: 4 grams
  • Fat: 25 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 5 grams
  • Trans Fat: 0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 35 grams
  • Fiber: 8 grams
  • Protein: 12 grams