Thursday, April 2, 2009

Bulgur Salad with Scallion Vinaigrette

3/4 c. bulgur
1/2 small red onion, chopped
2 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 c. chopped fresh parsley
1/2 c. chopped fresh mint leaves
3/4 c. chopped scallions, divided
1/4 c. lime juice
1 tbl honey
dash of cayenne pepper, or to taste
1/2 c. canola or olive oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Place bulgur in a large bowl, pour 3 cups boiling water over it, cover with plastic wrap and let set until tender, 15-20 min. Drain well, squeezing out as much water as possible, and return to the bowl. Mix in 1/4 c. scallions, the tomatoes, parsley and mint.

Put the lime juice, honey, cayenne, oil, salt and pepper in a mini food processor and whiz until smooth. Toss with the bulgur mixture.

6 servings

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