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Tabbouleh

No recipe image available.A nice change from rice and potatoes, this tabbouleh is a tasty side dish that's blended with mint and oregano for a slightly sweet flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (5.25-ounce) package bulgur wheat
1 cup water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/4 cup sliced green onions and tops
1 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried mint leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Pour bulgur wheat into medium bowl; discard spice packet, if included in box of bulgur Mix water and oil into bulgur; let stand until water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  2. Stir tomato, cucumber and onions into bulgur Mix remaining ingredients; stir into bulgur mixture. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate and serve chilled.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): 160 cal., 5 g pro., 24 g carbo., 6 g fat, 2 mg chol., 213 mg sodium.

Food Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 1 Fat.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.