Middle Eastern Bulgur-Spinach Salad

Middle Eastern Bulgur-Spinach Salad

FROM: AnnMarie

PREP TIME: 10

COOK TIME: 5

SERVINGS: 4

DESCRIPTION:

Hearty Spinach Salad that can be used for the main dish....

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup bulgur
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup bottled red wine vinaigrette salad dressing
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
6 cups torn fresh spinach
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup coarsely chopped apple
1/2 of a medium red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
3 tablespoons raisins (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a medium bowl combine bulgur and boiling water. Let stand about 10 minutes or until bulgur has absorbed all the water. Cool 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a small mixing bowl stir together yogurt, vinaigrette salad dressing, parsley, and cumin.

3. In a large bowl combine bulgur, spinach, garbanzo beans, apple, onion, and, if desired, raisins. Pour dressing over salad. Toss lightly to coat. Makes 4 servings.

Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare salad as directed except do not add spinach. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Add spinach and toss to serve.

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