Armenian Bulgur Salad

Course : Salads
Serves: 3
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Ingredients:

1 cup bulgur
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup fresh mint -- finely chopped
3 1/2 tablespoons fresh italian parsley -- finely chopped
4 medium scallion -- thinly sliced
2 teaspoons walnut oil
1/4 cup olive oil
1 medium cucumber -- peeled and seeded, -- finely chopped
1 medium bell pepper -- diced
1 cup frozen peas -- thawed
1 large tomato -- seeded and chopped
 

Preparation / Directions:

1. To prepare the bulgur: Bring 2 cups water to a boil over medium-heat in a 2 to 3 quart saucepan. Stier in the bulgur and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer the bulgur for 8 to 12 minutes or all the water has been absorbed. Transfer to a large bowl and allow to cool to room temperature. When cool, cover and refrigerate until chilled. 2. Prepare the dressing: In a medium non-meatl bowl whisk together the lemon juice, honey, salt, pepper, mint, parsley, scallions, walnut oil, and olive oil until well blended. Stir in the cucumber, bell pepper, peas, and tomato. Adjust seasoning to taste. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. 3. To serve, fluff the chilled bulgur with a fork and toss together with the dressing mixture. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Transfer to a serving bolw or platter and serve. Serving Ideas : Serve on a bed of lettuce

 

Nutritional Information:

455 Calories (kcal); 22g Total Fat; (41% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 60g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 610mg Sodium


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