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Freekeh Tabouli with Lemon & Feta
Cook Time
17 mins
 
Have you given freekeh a shot yet? Now's the time! Freekeh is an ancient grain made by roasting green wheat, which results in a smoky, nutty flavor-o-rama, plus it's filled with fiber.
Course: Side
Cuisine: French, Middle Eastern
Servings: 6
Calories: 750 kcal
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup freekeh
  • cup water
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced cucumber peeled &seeded
  • 2/3 cup red onion minced
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint minced
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley minced
  • 1/3 cup feta crumbled
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • Dressing
  • 1 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Combine freekeh, water, and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 20-25 minutes or until water is absorbed and freekeh is tender. Let cool and toss in tomatoes, cucumber, onion, mint and parsley. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl and toss with salad before serving. Serve garnished with feta and lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Freekeh Tabouli with Lemon & Feta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 750 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 2347mg 98%
Potassium 879mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 105g 35%
Dietary Fiber 19g 76%
Sugars 14g
Protein 35g 70%
Vitamin A 77.4%
Vitamin C 150.9%
Calcium 43.2%
Iron 32.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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