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Tabbouleh

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Ingredients
  Bulgur wheat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), uncooked
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 5 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Tomato 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Mint 2 Teaspoon, chopped
Directions

1. Rinse bulgur thoroughly in colander under cold water, picking out any debris. Drain well transfer to medium heatproof bowl. Stir in boiling water and salt. Cover; let stand 30 minutes. Drain well.
2. Combine lemon juice, oil, basil and black pepper in small bowl. Pour over bulgur; mix well.
3. Layer bulgur, onion, cucumber, bell pepper and tomato in clear glass bowl; sprinkle with parsley and mint, if desired.
4. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Serve layered or toss before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
1 Minute

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 419 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.1%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 528.1 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.8%

Dietary Fiber 19.7 g78.7%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 70.4% Vitamin C 184.5%

Calcium 17% Iron 31.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Tabbouleh Recipe