Sprouts Tabouleh

1 cup bulgur wheat *
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup fresh lemon and/or lime juice
1/4 cup fresh olive oil
3 scallions, including greens, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped OR 1/2 teaspoon dried (2 ml)
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
4 ounces mixed munchy sprouts, such as lentils, peas, adzuki beans, etc.
1 cucumber, diced (optional)
1 tomato, peeled, seeded and diced (optional)

Combine bulgur, boiling water and salt in a bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes. Add all the other ingredients. Mix well. At this point the mixture will be watery. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours but overnight is best.

* Bulgur wheat is available at health food stores

Serves 4

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories 175
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrates 11.4g
Fat 14.4g
Saturated Fat 1.8g
Cholesterol 0.0g
Sodium 867.3 mg
Potassium 324 mg
Dietary Fiber 0.7g

Percent US RDA Per Serving:
Protein 6%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 26%
Thiamine 4%
Riboflavin 9%
Niacin 7%
Calcium 7%
Iron 9%
Vitamin B6 7%
Vitamin B12 5%
Folacin 10%