Power-Packed Mediterranean Bulgur Tabbouleh Recipe
Did you know that bulgur is a good source of fiber, protein, B vitamins, and iron?! Parsley, mint, tomatoes, onions, lemon juice, and black pepper are also packed with good-for-you nutrients like vitamins and antioxidants.
Makes 5 Servings
½ cup Fine Bulgur
3 TBS olive oil
1 cup boiling hot water
2 cups finely chopped fresh flat parsley (this equals to 3 bunches)
½ cup finely chopped fresh mint
3 plum or roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 small onion chopped finely
3 TBS lemon juice
¾ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
Stir together bulgur and 1 TBS oil in a heatproof bowl.
Poor boiling water over then cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and let stand 15 minutes.
Drain in a sieve, pressing on bulgur to remove any excess liquid.
Transfer bulgur to bowl and toss with remaining ingredients including 2 TBS oil until combined well.
Taste the tabbouleh; and may need to add more salt, olive oil or lemon juice to taste.
Nutrition information per serving*: 140 calories, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 3 g protein, 0.5 cups fruits/veggies
*Nutrition information may vary from the item served in the restaurant.
Recipe courtesy of Pasha's Healthy Mediterranean Cuisine