Middle Eastern Tabouli Recipe

Middle Eastern Tabouli picture

Summary

Cooking Time40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Bulgur/Cracked wheat1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Boiling water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Parsley1 Bunch (100 gm), minced
 Whole scallions4 , sliced
 Cooked garbanzo beans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Olive oil1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Diced tomato1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 148 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 416.3 mg17.3%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.2%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 5 g10.2%

Vitamin A 52.8% Vitamin C 82.3%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a large bowl place bulgur. Pour this over boiling water.
2. Let it stand for 30 minutes so that the whole water gets absorbed.
3. Fluff grain with the help of a fork occasionally.
4. Cool bulgar. Add scallions, lemon juice, diced tomato, cooked garbanzo beans, parsley and oilive oil.
5. Toss well.
6. Cover and let the salad stand so that the flavors blend well.

SERVING
7. Serve Middle Eastern Tabouli on romaine lettuce.
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