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Greek Grain Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Other time 1 hr, 30 mins
Yield 5 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)
Although tabbouleh is a traditional Middle Eastern salad, we've added some Greek flavor with feta cheese. Serve with pita wedges and fresh fruit.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. . 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.

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