Side Dishes

Tabooleh

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My husband is Armenian so we LOVE mediterranean food. Tabooleh was a salad/side dish that I grew up eating even before the vegetarian culinary trend became so popular. We have a huge patch of mint growing in our garden each summer so making Tabooleh during the summer months is a regular request from my family. The whole grain goodness of bulgur wheat combined with mint, parsley, tomatoes and other veggies with a lemon vinaigrette dressing is healthy dinner salad or side dish to serve at any summ

2 cups bulgur wheat (medium grind #2)
3 cups boiling water
1 cup chopped parsley
1/4 cup chopped green onions (about 4-5)
1/4 cup chopped mint (fresh is best, but if only dry is available use 2 Tablespoons)
2-3 large tomatoes chopped into small 1/4 inch pieces
1 large cucumber chopped
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
1-2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 head romaine lettuce
In a medium bowl measure out the bulgur wheat and pour boiling water over it and let it sit for 1/2-1 hour until all the liquid is absorbed. Add all vegetables except romaine lettuce. Mix together lemon...
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Nutritions

Calories
1031

Sodium
2952mg
123% DV

Fat
91g
141% DV

Protein
26g
53% DV

Carbs
103g
35% DV

Fiber
32g
131% DV