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Hearty Tabbouleh

 Hearty Tabbouleh
This traditional Turkish Bulgar salad is filled with tomatoes, green onions and cucumber. It's nicely seasoned with fresh mint and lemon juice.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep: 35 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups bulgur
  • 1-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 small cucumber, diced
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and diced
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place bulgur in a small bowl; stir in water. Cover and let stand for
  • 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • Drain bulgur and squeeze dry; cool completely. Transfer to a large
  • bowl; stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for
  • at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 192 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein.