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Beefsteak Tomatoes With Minted Cracked Wheat Salad

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 5 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon)
  Bulgur wheat 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Scallions 2 , minced
  Minced mint 2 Tablespoon
  Beefsteak tomatoes 4 Medium
Directions

1. In a medium skillet, heat 1/4 cup of the olive oil. Add the bulgur and toss over high heat until coated with oil, about 1 minute; remove from the heat. Stir in 3/4 cup of hot water, cover and soak until the water is absorbed and the bulgur is tender, at least 1 hour.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the lemon and lime juices with the salt and pepper. Add the scallions, mint, remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the soaked bulgur; toss well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or longer.
3. Cut the tops from the tomatoes and hollow out the centers. Toss the bulgur salad well and spoon it into the tomatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Stuffing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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