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    5-A-Day Bulgur Wheat Salad

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    Little Bee's Note:

    Found this on a diabetic website while surfing for healthy salads to make ahead and take to work. Since my Mom developed Diabetes I have an interest in finding healthier recipes to put into our diets. You could really add or substitute just about any vegetable you wanted. Bulgur comes from wheat. It is actually the kernel of wheat, cracked for cooking. It has a nutty, chewy flavor, and contains fiber. Olive Oil is a healthy choice for vegetable oil. This recipe is fiber rich and full of Vitamins and Py!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash and chop fresh onion, garlic, broccoli, carrots, peppers and parsley.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onions and garlic and cook until soft, be careful not to burn garlic as it will be bitter.
    3. 3
      Add bulgur and stir to coat. Add 2 cups chicken broth to the skillet, bring to a boil.
    4. 4
      Lower the heat, add remaining vegetables and chickpeas. Cook for 10 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
    5. 5
      Add parsley and lemon juice and stir. Refrigerate 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Serve cold.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 26, 2007

      55

      I'm updating my review of this. My original review had some very mild reservations (I thought it was bland), but the truth is that this has become a real staple in our house. I add 1/2 to 1 tsp. of salt, and that's all it took to save it from blandness. After a day or so for the flavors to meld, this is really delicious and is delightfully healthy and low-fat. It's always in my fridge now!

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    • on September 07, 2008

      35

      I agree with KLHquilts. It is bland. I even used extra lemon juice and zest and it was still bland. I added salt and pepper to the leftovers before I put them in the fridge. Hopefully this will improve the dish. Next time I will also double the garlic and onion.

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    • on June 21, 2007

      45

      Very nice salad, probably preferred as a side dish.

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    Nutritional Facts for 5-A-Day Bulgur Wheat Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (178 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 158.7
     
    Calories from Fat 15
    81%
    Total Fat 1.7 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 122.9 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.7 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
    29%
    Sugars 2.0 g
    8%
    Protein 6.6 g
    13%

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