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Reminiscent of tabbouleh, this Lebanese-inspired dish is a smart choice if you want to incorporate more fiber into your diet. Bulgur—wheat berries that have been steamed, dried, and ground—is the basis of many salads in the Middle East. Serve this salad with warmed whole wheat pita bread.Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 11 minutes

Recipe by Oxmoor House April 2009

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
3 mins
cook:
11 mins
total:
14 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in bulgur. Return to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Drain bulgur, and rinse with cold water; drain well.

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  • Combine chicken and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, tossing to coat. Add bulgur; toss gently to coat.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

228 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 6g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 21.2g; carbohydrates 22.8g; fiber 4.5g; cholesterol 45mg; iron 3mg; sodium 435mg; calcium 56mg.
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