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Chicken Garbanzo Tabouli

Courses: Salads
Serves: 10 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 474mlBulgur
2 cups 474mlBoiling water
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozDiced cooked chicken
1   Tomato - chopped
3   Green onions - chopped
1   Garbanzo beans - (16 oz) - drained, rinsed
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozChopped red bell pepper
1   Carrot - grated
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozCurrants
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChopped dried apricots
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt - (optional)
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped fresh basil
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozChopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup 118mlLemon juice
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1   Garlic clove - crushed
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCumin
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCurry powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt (optional)
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
6   Romaine lettuce leaves - crisped

Recipe Instructions

Place bulgur in bowl. Pour boiling water over and let stand until water has been absorbed (15 to 20 minutes). Cool.

Add chicken, tomato, green onions, garbanzo beans, bell pepper, carrot, currants, and apricots. Toss well. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, basil, and parsley.

Place lemon juice, oil, garlic, cumin, curry powder, salt, and pepper in screw-top jar and shake. Pour dressing over all and toss well.

Arrange lettuce on serving platter. Heap bulgur in middle and serve.

This recipe yields 10 servings. Serving size: 1/10 recipe.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Starch, 1 Fruit, 1 Lean Meat.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 260; Calories from Fat 54; Total Fat 6g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 24mg; Sodium 463mg; Without Added Salt 250mg; Carbohydrate 40g; Dietary Fiber 10g; Sugars 3g; Protein 15g.

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