Parsley Tabbouleh Recipe
“This dish is so good and good for you that I have a special place in my flower garden for mint and parsley plants,” notes Marion Cosgrove of Fergus Falls, Minnesota. “It’s best after it’s chilled overnight.” —Marion Cosgrove, Kearney, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings
- 1-1/4 cups bulgur
- 1-1/2 cups boiling water
- 2 medium tomatoes, diced
- 1 cup chopped peeled cucumber
- 3/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint
- 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
- 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1. Place bulgur in a small bowl; cover with boiling water. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.
- 2. In a large serving bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, onions, mint, salt, dill and celery salt. Combine lemon juice and oil; pour over vegetable mixture and toss to coat. Stir in bulgur. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Yield: 10 servings.
3/4 cup equals 97 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
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