nutritional information

Per Serving using kamut:

  • Calories: 366
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Total Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 70 g
  • Sodium: 12 mg
  • Fiber: 11 g

Whole Grain Tabbouleh

Whole Grain Tabbouleh

6 Servings

30 minutes or fewer

Here’s a twist on the traditional Middle Eastern tabbouleh that uses whole grains or bulgur. The whole grains make this salad chewier and more filling than a typical tabbouleh. I especially like to prepare this dish with kamut, a large golden grain with lots of character and a buttery taste. You’ll also get good results with wheat berries, brown rice, barley or any combination of your favorite grains.
  • 3 cups cooked whole grains (such as kamut, wheat berries or brown rice)
  • 2 cups seeded and diced plum tomatoes
  • 2 cups peeled, seeded and diced cucumber
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onion
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh mint or 1 to 2 tsp. dried
  • 3 Tbs. roasted garlic oil, or 3 Tbs. plain olive oil plus 2 to 3 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 to 5 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  1. In large bowl, combine grains, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, onion and mint. Drizzle oil and 3 tablespoons lemon juice over the mixture while you stir. Add salt, pepper and additional lemon juice if necessary to give salad a nice puckery edge.
February 1998

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Isn't it nice knowing that you can eat this healthy stuff, and get high levels of nutrients, and not have to participate in unspeakable levels of cruelty to animals? Ahhhh. It's a good feeling.

Diane - 2009-12-21 18:33:41

ditto that!

Cam - 2010-04-08 20:56:38