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Garbanzo Tabbouleh

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Number of servings: 8

Ingredients

    • 1 cup bulgur (cracked wheat)
    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 2 cups diced tomatoes
    • 1 1/2 cups cooked (1/2 cup dry will yield 1 1/2 cups cooked) or 1 can (15 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained
    • 1 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
    • 3/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
    • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced
    • 2 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil


Directions

Combine bulgur and boiling water in a large bowl. Stir well. Let stand 30 minutes or until water is absorbed. Add tomato and remaining ingredients; toss gently.

Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts
Garbanzo Tabbouleh 
Serving Size 1 cup
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 30
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 270mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g  
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 4%
Iron 8%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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