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Walnut Herb Tabbouleh

Walnut Herb Tabbouleh
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  • 6 ServingsServings


  • 3/4 cup cracked wheat (bulgur)
  • 1 1/4 cups Water
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • u00be cup California walnut pieces, divided
  • 2 medium Roma tomatoes, diced



1 In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add cracked wheat, cover pan, and remove from heat. Let stand 30-45 minutes until softened. (Or follow package directions to make 2 ½ cups cooked cracked wheat.)

2 In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Fluff cracked wheat with a fork and add to bowl. Stir in basil and mint. Let stand until cool.

3 Finely chop 1/2 cup of the walnut pieces to the size of the cracked wheat grains. Add to cracked wheat with remaining 1/4 cup walnut pieces and tomato. Adjust seasoning and add additional lemon juice if desired

Source: California Walnut Board

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