Greek Grain Salad

recipe
Although tabbouleh is a traditional Middle Eastern salad, we've added some Greek flavor with feta cheese. Serve with pita wedges and fresh fruit.

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Other: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 246
Fat 8.6 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Protein 11.8 g
Carbohydrate 36.5 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 673 mg
Caloriesfromfat 32 %
Fiber 8.9 g
Calcium 112 mg

Ingredients

1 (5.25-ounce) package tabbouleh mix (such as Near East)
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese with basil and sun-dried tomatoes
3/4 cup chopped plum tomato (about 2)
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 (16-ounce) can navy beans, rinsed and drained

Preparation

Combine tabbouleh mix (bulgur wheat and spice packet) and boiling water in a large bowl. Cover and let stand in refrigerator 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.

. Add lemon rind and next 3 ingredients to tabbouleh mixture; toss well. Add lettuce and remaining ingredients, and toss gently. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2008
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