Tested till perfect Tabbouleh Pita Pockets with Feta and Cucumber
Tabbouleh Pita Pockets with Feta and Cucumber
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Tabbouleh Pita Pockets with Feta and Cucumber

Bulgur is available in the dry goods aisle of most supermarkets.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2005

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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupfine bulgur
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped fresh mint, (or 1/2 tsp/2 mL dried)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplemon juice
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 2 2tomatotomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup 1cupdiced cucumbercucumbers
  • 2 2green oniongreen onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 oz 6ozfeta cheese
  • 4 4whole wheat pita pocketwhole wheat pita pockets
  • 4 4romaine lettuce, leaves
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Preparation

In saucepan, bring 3/4 cup (175 mL) water to boil; remove from heat. Stir in bulgur; cover and let stand until softened and liquid is absorbed, about 40 minutes.

In large bowl, whisk together mint, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper; add bulgur and toss to combine. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 12 hours.) Add tomatoes, cucumber and green onions; toss gently.

Cut feta into 4 slices. Cut off top third of each pita. Line bottom of large piece with cut top. Line each pita pocket with lettuce; insert feta and tabbouleh.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 389 pro 15g total fat 15g sat. fat 7g
carb 53g fibre 8g chol 39mg sodium 968mg

% RDI:

calcium 23 iron 24 vit A 14 vit C 32
folate 41
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