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Tropical Tabbouleh

Tropical Tabbouleh
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1½ cups bulgur wheat
1 garlic clove, chopped
1¼ teaspoons salt
1 medium mild red onion, finely chopped
¼ cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons olive oil
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 cup packed fresh mint leaves, plus additional sprigs for garnish (optional)
1 cup papaya, cut in ½-inch cubes
1 cup mango, cut in ½-inch cubes
1 cup pineapple, cut in ½-inch cubes


  1. Place bulgur in large bowl; pour 1 quart boiling water over it. Let stand 45 minutes, then drain in colander .

  2. Meanwhile, using side of heavy knife, mash garlic and salt into paste. In another large bowl, combine garlic paste with onion, lime juice, olive oil, and pepper.

  3. When bulgur is ready, coarsely chop mint leaves. Add bulgur to garlic-oil mixture, stir in fruit and mint. Arrange on serving platter; serve at room temperature.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 177 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated), 31 g carbohydrates, 4 g protein, 7 g fiber, 373 mg sodium (16% Daily Value).

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