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Grilled Lamb And Cracked Bulgur Wheat

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  Lamb leg/Top round of lamb 1⁄2 Pound, sliced 1/4-inch thick
For marinade:
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh mint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Chopped garlic 3⁄4 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped shallot 1⁄2 Tablespoon
For bulgur wheat:
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cracked bulgur wheat 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Defatted chicken stock/Defatted lamb stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh rosemary sprig 3
  Sage sprig 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Combine marinade ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
Add lamb and marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours, turning occasionally.
Heat tablespoon of olive oil in large pan with tight fitting lid.
Add onion and garlic.
Cook over low heat until soft but not brown.
Add wheat and stir to coat each grain.
Add remaining ingredients, bring to boil.
Remove from heat, cover and let stand 10 minutes or more, until all the liquid is absorbed.
Set aside.
Preheat grill.
Remove lamb from marinade and grill 1 minute on each side.
Divide bulgur wheat among six dinner plates.
Surround with 3-4 small pieces of iamb.
If desired, garnish with grilled vegetables, fresh herbs and pita bread.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 775 Calories from Fat 177

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28.7 mg9.6%

Sodium 248.5 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 129 g43.1%

Dietary Fiber 30.8 g123.1%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 30 g59%

Vitamin A 15.4% Vitamin C 22.1%

Calcium 12.9% Iron 30.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Lamb And Cracked Bulgur Wheat Recipe