Tabouli/Cracked Wheat Salad


Source: Laura Griffin (1995)
Prep time: 1 1⁄3 hours

Ingredients

2 c
cracked wheat (bulgur)
4
tomatoes (chopped, large)
2 bn
scallions ( finely chopped, about 1 c)
2
cucumbers (small, peeled and chopped)
 
Juice of 2 lemons (about 6 T)
1 t
salt
6 T
fresh parsley (chopped)
3 T
fresh mint (chopped, or 1 T dried mint)
6
leaves romaine lettuce
1⁄2 c
olive oil

Instructions

Place cracked wheat in a colander and rinse under cold running water. Squeeze with your hands to remove excess water and drain 1 hour. In a large mixing bowl, combine cracked wheat with all remaining ingredients except lettuce. Line a salad bowl with lettuce leaves and add cracked wheat mixture. Chill before serving. Serves 4 to 6.