Fruited Tabouleh

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fruited tabouleh

Tabouleh, a Middle Eastern vegetable dish (sometimes considered a salad), is  traditionally made with bulgur and vegetables. This fruited version is as refreshing as it is unique.

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  • 4-6Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups bulgur wheat
  • 1 1/2 cups California seedless grapes
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 medium orange, peeled and diced
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 butter lettuce leaves

Preparation

1. Bring broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in bulgur and turn off heat. Cover and set aside for 25 minutes.

2. Fluff with a fork and let cool completely.

3.  Stir in grapes, onion, mint and orange.

4. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt, ginger, cumin and pepper. 

5. Pour over bulgur and toss well.