Tabbouleh with Mint and Pistachios

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Traditional Middle Eastern tabbouleh is more about the mint and herbs than the bulgur grains. The longer this salad sets, the better it gets, so make it up to a day ahead.

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fine bulgur
  • 3 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. honey
  • 1 1/3 cup finely chopped pistachios
  • 1 cup finely chopped curly parsley
  • 1 small cucumber, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil

Preparation

1. Place bulgur in large bowl and add 1/3 cup boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and honey, and let stand 5 minutes more, or until all liquid is absorbed. Fluff bulgur with fork, and stir in remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 6
  • Calories: 137
  • Carbohydrate Content: 10 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 107 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g