Tabbouleh Salad with Shrimp
“My co-workers love when I bring this dish to get-togethers,” writes Sandra Bienz of Calgary, Alberta. “It's great as a side dish, but also good enough to stand alone.”
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + standing
- 1 cup bulgur
- 2 cups boiling water
- 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 8 green onions, chopped
- 1 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
- 1 to 2 teaspoons ground coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/4 pounds cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- Place bulgur in a small bowl; stir in boiling water. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed; drain.
- In a large bowl, combine the bulgur, cucumber, onions, parsley and mint. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, ginger, coriander, salt and pepper. Pour over bulgur mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving bowl; top with shrimp.
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Nutrition Facts1 each: 314 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 172mg cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 7g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 fat.
Originally published as Tabbouleh Salad with Shrimp in Light & Tasty February/March 2008
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