Tabbouleh With Feta

Feta cheese gives this classic Middle Eastern salad a twist. Serve with warm pita bread for a quick meal.

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 160
Fat 6.7 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 5.2 g
Carbohydrate 22.5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 2.7 mg
Sodium 231 mg
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fiber 5.8 g
Calcium 96 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup uncooked bulgur
1 1/4 cups boiling water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups chopped English cucumber
1 cup chopped plum tomato
1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint
1/3 cup (1.3 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup minced red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes or until water is absorbed. Add cucumber and next 6 ingredients; mix gently.

Combine lemon juice, olive oil, and pepper in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2002