Rating: 4 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
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Parsley is generally the star of this fresh Mediterranean salad, but spinach takes its place to add a boost of nutrients.

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Credit: Christopher Baker

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place the bulgur and ½ teaspoon salt in a large heatproof bowl. Add 2 cups boiling water, cover, and let stand until tender, 12 to 15 minutes; drain.

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  • Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the spinach and mint and process until finely chopped, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.

  • In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, garlic, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add the bulgur, spinach mixture, tomatoes, and cucumber and toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

288 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 2g; sodium 257mg; protein 6g; carbohydrates 23g; sugars 3g; fiber 6g; iron 3mg; calcium 107mg.
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