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                             LEBANESE TABBOULEH
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Fine grain cracked wheat
                         - (bulgur)
      1/2   c            Finely chopped onion
      1/2   ts           Allspice
      1/2   ts           Pepper
    1       t            Salt -- or to taste
    3       c            Finely chopped parsley
      1/2   c            Finely chopped scallions
    2       c            Finely chopped ripe tomatoes
                         - (if not ripe, omit)
    1 1/2   c            Fresh spearmint leaves
                         - (finely chopped)
                         -(if necessary, substitute
                         -  another mint)
      1/2   c            Fresh lemon juice
      3/4   c            Olive oil
 
   RINSE THE CRACKED WHEAT several times then cover with water by 1/2-inch and
   let soak for 20 minutes, then drain well, squeezing out excess water.
   Combine minced onion with the allspice, pepper and salt. Set aside. In a
   large bowl, combine the parsley, scallions, tomatoes and mint. Gently fold
   in the drained wheat and refrigerate until an hour before serving. Just
   before serving, stir in the seasoned onion and dress with lemon juice and
   oil to taste.
  
 
 
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