Saturday, October 30, 2010

Middle Eastern Bulgur-Spinach Salad

The Hummus Recipes Kitchen (The home of Hummus Recipes & Delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Middle Eastern Bulgur-Spinach Salad recipe. Enjoy Tasty Middle Eastern  salad dishes and learn how to Middle Eastern Bulgur-Spinach Salad. 

A staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, bulgur or cracked wheat is often served with lamb. But this light, vegetarian salad recipe incorporates grain, fruits, and vegetables for a satisfying dish.

cook time: 30 mins
servings: 4


1 cup bulgur
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup bottled red wine vinaigrette salad dressing
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
6 cups torn fresh spinach
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup coarsely chopped apple
1/2 of amedium red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
3 tablespoons raisins (optional)


1. In a medium bowl combine bulgur and boiling water. Let stand about 10 minutes or until bulgur has absorbed all the water. Cool 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a small mixing bowl stir together yogurt, vinaigrette salad dressing, parsley, and cumin.
3. In a large bowl combine bulgur, spinach, garbanzo beans, apple, onion, and, if desired, raisins. Pour dressing over salad. Toss lightly to coat. Makes 4 servings.
   4. Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare salad as directed except do not add spinach. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Add spinach and toss to serve.

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