From: (Hagit Shatkay)
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1993 13:34:05 GMT
(From "Fruits of the earth", R. Friesem and N. Moushine) 

1/2 lb fine bulgur (cracked wheat - also known as burghul)
1 small white onion - finely chopped
1 1/2 cups finely chopped parsley
3 Tbs finely chopped fresh mint (or 2 Tbs crushed dried mint)
2 firm tomatoes - chopped
1 cucumber - chopped (optional)
1 light green sweet pepper - chopped (optional)
4 Tbs olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon (at least 4 Tbs)
salt and pepper

Nice additions: chopped green olives, 1 Tbs very-very finely chopped lemon
peel (just thinly peel some of the lemon used for the juice)

All the above quantities may be varied according to taste. Parsley should


1. Soak bulgur in water for at least 1/2 an hour. It will expand. Drain and
squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Spread out to dry on a cloth.

2. Mix bulgur with onions. Add the rest of the vegetables, finishing with the
   parsley, mint, olive oil, lemon juice. Mix well. Add salt and pepper.

Hagit Shatkay


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