Thursday, February 25, 2010

Terrific Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is one of those complex, exciting dishes that is a fantastic addition to any healthy person's recipe arsinal. I trippled the recipe below for the dinner I am hosting tomorrow night.  I hope there will be leftover's for next week's dinners!

4 servings/serving size 1 cup

3/4 cup uncooked bulgur
1 cup boiling water
1 cup chopped tomato
1 cup chopped English cucumber
3/4 cup chopped fresh curly parsley
1/2 cup (2 oz.) crumbled feta cheese
1/3 cup finely chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp minced garlic
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp cumin

Place bulgur in a medium bowl; cover with 1 cup boiling water.  Let stand 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl.  Add bulgur and toss gently to combine.

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