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Categories: Healthy eating, Main courses, Salads

Chicken tabbouleh salad

Chicken tabbouleh salad
Los Angeles Times

If you've ever eaten tabbouleh, then you've eaten bulgur wheat, even if you didn't know it. Bulgur is whole wheat that has been cooked and cracked. It can be eaten after just being soaked in water, or it can be ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 4
  • 4 cups bulgur pilaf
  • 3/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup dried currants
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 green onions, sliced, plus more for garnish
  • Salt, pepper
  • 2 cups shredded, cooked chicken
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, chopped

Step 1In a large bowl, toss together the bulgur pilaf, parsley, currants, lemon juice, green onions, salt and pepper to taste and the chicken.

Step 2Toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat until golden, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Keep an eye on them so they don't burn.

Each serving:
381 calories; 151 mg sodium; 58 mg cholesterol; 15 grams fat; 3 grams saturated fat; 35 grams carbohydrates; 31 grams protein; 3.29 grams fiber.
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