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CREAM OF WHEAT® Tabbouleh

Makes 12 (1/2-cup) servings.

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 3 cups boiling water, divided
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup (1, 2-1/2 or 10-min) uncooked CREAM OF WHEAT Cereal
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • MIX bulgur wheat and 2 cups of the boiling water; let stand 1 hour.
  • HEAT 1 Tbsp. of the oil in skillet; stir in cereal. Cook and stir on medium heat until lightly toasted. Reduce heat to low. Stir in remaining 1 cup boiling water; cover. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain bulgur. Add to cereal mixture along with all remaining ingredients; mix well.
  • REFRIGERATE at least 1 hour. Serve on lettuce-covered platter.
  • Substitute: If fresh mint is unavailable, prepare as directed substituting 1 tsp. dried mint for the fresh mint.
  • Storage Know-How: Place bunches of fresh herbs, stem sides down, in a glass of water. Cover loosely with a plastic bag and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Nutrition Bonus: The CREAM OF WHEAT Cereal is a rich source of iron in this refreshing, very low sodium salad.