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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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