The nutty flavor in this salad comes from walnut oil, which benefits with heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. Look for it in most large supermarkets along with other oils, or substitute extravirgin olive oil. Serve the salad as a first course or a side, or add shredded chicken or shrimp to make it an entrée.
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Combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk until blended.
Combine bulgur and 1 cup boiling water in a large bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes; drain. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Steam green beans, covered, 5 minutes or until tender. Drain and plunge beans into ice water; drain. Place beans in a large bowl. Add bulgur, tomatoes, parsley, onion, and oil mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve at room temperature, or cover and chill.
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