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Title: Tabbouli
Categories: Salad Mideast Vegetarian Diabetic
Yield: 8 Servings

1cBulgur Wheat
2cWater, boiling
2 Tomatoes, finely diced
1bnGreen Onions, sliced
3tsMint, freshly chopped -or-
2tbMint, dried
2cParsley, freshly chopped fine
1/2cLemon Juice, freshly squeezed
1/4cOlive Oil

A traditional Middle Eastern dish containing bulgur wheat and fresh herbs. Serve with Toasted Pita Chips (see separate recipe) and raw vegetables.

Black Pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Place uncooked bulgur in a bowl; pour boiling water over it and let it soak 1 hour (stir occasionally).

Drain well in a fine strainer.

Return bulgur to the bowl and add all other ingredients; mix well.

Chill for 2 hours.

Yield: 8 servings, 6 cups

One Serving = 3/4 cup Calories: 179 Protein: 4 g Fat: 7 g Carbohydrate: 26 g Fiber: 0.3 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 9 mg Potassium: 254 mg

Exchange: 1 Starch/Bread 2 Vegetable 1 Fat

Source: "The U.C.S.D. Healthy Diet for Diabetes, a Comprehensive Nutritional Guide and Cookbook," by Susan Algert, M.S., R.D.; Barbara Grasse, R.D., C.D.E.; and Annie Durning, M.S., R.D.

Shared by: Norman R. Brown