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Tabbouleh With A Twist

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  Bulgur/Cracked wheat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Ground chicken 3 Ounce (100 Grams)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pine nuts/Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped tomato 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Coriander/Cilantro)
  Finely chopped mint leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Place the bulgur in a large bowl and pour in enough hot water to cover generously.
Let it stand until the grains soften, about 15 minutes.
Drain well in a fine mesh strainer, pressing out excess water.
Set aside.
In a frying pan, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium high heat.
Add the chicken mince.
Cook, stirring, until no longer pink, about 4 minutes.
Add cumin, salt, pepper, and cinnamon.
Cook, stirring, for half a minute.
Add the onions.
Saute until soft, about 3 minutes.
Add the pinenuts (chilgoze) and cook until lightly roasted.
Remove from the heat and let it cool slightly.
Place the mince mixture into a bowl.
Add the bulgur and the remaining ingredients.
Toss to combine.
Adjust the seasoning to taste.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1328 Calories from Fat 536

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g38.9%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 73.1 mg24.4%

Sodium 566 mg23.6%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%

Dietary Fiber 20.2 g80.7%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 31 g62.4%

Vitamin A 48.8% Vitamin C 54.6%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 41.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tabbouleh With A Twist Recipe