Friday, December 7, 2007



1 cup chopped parsley
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
1 cup diced tomatoes
1/2 cup bulgur (crushed wheat)
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tsp. salt
sprinkle of black pepper

Place bulgur in a bowl, pour water to cover it completely, let it soak for 15 minutes. (You can also soak in cold watre but ita has to be soaked for 2 hours to become soft). Drain and squeeze water from burgul using hands.
Mix together the chopped parsely, chopped tomatoes and add them to burghul.Add lemon juice, chopped onions, salt, black pepper and mix well. Then add the olive oil and toss gently. Put in a dish line with lettuce and garnish on top with sliced bell pepper.
Refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve cold

(This is a Middle Eastern appetizer)

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