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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 281.5
  • Total Fat: 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,406.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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Terrific Tabouli

Submitted by: STANBUSH
Terrific Tabouli

Introduction

According to the description "Tabouli recipe is a healthful and delicious Mediterranean food recipe prepared with cracked wheat, mint, garlic, tomatoes, green onions, olive oil and lemon. An excellent picnic food idea, it tastes great chilled or at room temperature. "

Most men aren't going to fool with it because it just LOOKS like it's going to be hard. Actually, nothing can be further from the truth. It's really easy, and it will get you some brownie points with all the women that heard you took the time to make it. The truth is… most of them haven't made it either. I'm sure there's a specific blend of herbs and spices that people really like, but that's not really my way of cooking. I usually just put stuff in until I like the way it taste. That being said, I'll give you the ingredients… but if it taste like it's missing something, by all means add it. If something you see doesn't sound good, or you just don't have it in your cupboard…by all means leave it out. I couldn't believe I had 'mint' when I made this… but I did.
According to the description "Tabouli recipe is a healthful and delicious Mediterranean food recipe prepared with cracked wheat, mint, garlic, tomatoes, green onions, olive oil and lemon. An excellent picnic food idea, it tastes great chilled or at room temperature. "

Most men aren't going to fool with it because it just LOOKS like it's going to be hard. Actually, nothing can be further from the truth. It's really easy, and it will get you some brownie points with all the women that heard you took the time to make it. The truth is… most of them haven't made it either. I'm sure there's a specific blend of herbs and spices that people really like, but that's not really my way of cooking. I usually just put stuff in until I like the way it taste. That being said, I'll give you the ingredients… but if it taste like it's missing something, by all means add it. If something you see doesn't sound good, or you just don't have it in your cupboard…by all means leave it out. I couldn't believe I had 'mint' when I made this… but I did.

Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    This is really closer to what the ingredients are than the dang calculator... I ain't got time to add some of the ingredients, so I just went with the 'horshoe' method. If it's close... it counts.

    2 cups cracked wheat (bulghur)
    2 cups very hot water
    1 cucumber, chopped
    2 small tomatoes, chopped
    1 bunch green onions, (8) sliced
    1/2 cup fresh chopped mint
    2 cups fresh chopped parsley
    1 clove garlic, minced (optional)

    Lemon Juice Dressing:
    1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
    3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    1 tablespoon pepper
    2 teaspoons salt, or to taste

Directions

Put the cracked wheat in the hot water until one of two things happen. Either the wheat soaks up all the water, or you remember what you were doing. Either way, don't let the clock get in the way of your cooking. If you must time it, figure it will take about the same time as a normal inning, quarter, or three holes of golf.
Mix the lemon juice, oil, pepper, and salt in another bowl.
When the wheat stuff is ready, pour the lemon juice dressing on top of it and stir it up real good. Put it in the fridge for a while.
When the gals come over, open up the fridge and say 'I made you something!'

They'll either love it, or they'll figure you're too much in touch with your feminine side and won't bother coming over anymore. Either way… you win.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAGSINGVAL.






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