CREAM OF WHEAT® Tabbouleh

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 3 cups boiling water, divided
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup (1, 2-1/2 or 10-min) uncooked CREAM OF WHEAT Cereal
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Directions



Mix bulgur wheat and 2 cups of the boiling water; let stand 1 hour.



Heat 1 Tbsp. of the oil in skillet; stir in cereal. Cook and stir on medium heat until lightly toasted. Reduce heat to low. Stir in remaining 1 cup boiling water; cover. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Drain bulgur. Add to cereal mixture along with all remaining ingredients; mix well.



Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve on lettuce-covered platter.



Makes 12 (1/2-cup) servings.



Substitute:

If fresh mint is unavailable, prepare as directed substituting 1 tsp. dried mint for the fresh mint.



Storage Know-How:

Place bunches of fresh herbs, stem sides down, in a glass of water. Cover loosely with a plastic bag and refrigerate until ready to use.



Nutrition Bonus:

The CREAM OF WHEAT Cereal is a rich source of iron in this refreshing, very low sodium salad.
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