Cracked Wheat Salad with Nectarines, Parsley, and Pistachios

Cracked Wheat Salad with Nectarines, Parsley, and Pistachios Recipe
Photo: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot
Great with grilled chicken, lamb, or salmon, this side-dish salad also packs well for a picnic. Almost any fruit would work well in place of nectarines--try apricots, peaches, or figs.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 188
Fat 9 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 5.9 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 4.2 g
Carbohydrate 24.7 g
Fiber 5.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 307 mg
Calcium 29 mg

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked bulgur
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced nectarines (about 3)
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons chopped pistachios

Preparation

1. Combine bulgur and 1 cup boiling water in a large bowl. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Stir in nectarines and remaining ingredients except nuts; toss well. Sprinkle with nuts.

Note:

Jeanne Kelley,

June 2010
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